Wilkes University


Department of Communication Studies


Total minimum number of credits required for a major in Communication Studies leading to the B.A. degree - 120
Total minimum number of credits required for a minor in Communication Studies - 18

The major in Communication Studies is a student centered program that emphasizes excellence in professional skills, ethical standards, and provides the hands-on experience expected of tomorrow's communication leaders.  Our mission is to develop civically engaged leaders who have the ability to integrate global and technical issues within the context of personal and professional excellence.  The integration emerges from a focus on oral, written, and interpersonal skills, ethics, collaborative learning, research, and the value of diversity. The major offers concentrations in Strategic Communication, Rhetorical Studies, Media Production, and Multimedia Journalism.