As a Communication Studies major or minor, you'll gain the skills and hands-on experience you need to take your place among tomorrow's communication leaders.
|Program Type||Format||Credit Hours|
|Major||On Campus||120 (18 for minor)|
Why Study Communication Studies at Wilkes?
From your first day, you'll get hands-on opportunities to operate state-of-the-art equipment used in television, radio, public relations and journalism. Faculty and staff mentors will work with you to tailor one of our four specializations to meet your interests. A strong theoretical foundation matched with practical courses and experiences will prepare you for a range of careers or graduate school.
What You Will Learn as a Communication Studies Major?
- You'll master core communications skills such as public speaking, mass media literacy, news writing and multimedia communication. You will sharpen your skills and build a solid foundation.
- You'll then choose to concentrate in one of four areas: media production, multimedia journalism, rhetorical studies or strategic communication.
- The knowledge you gain in the classroom, coupled with the hands-on learning you experience through our wide range or cocurricular and extracurricular activities, will help you stand out in the job market.