Communication

Communication consistently ranks as a top skill employers seek in new hires, and interpersonal communication skills are among the most important skills employers consider when making hiring decisions. 

The communication program at D&E blends theories of human communication with concrete applications across personal, professional, and public spheres. Students considering a degree in communication should consider the purpose, characteristics, and career pathways this degree opens.

Purpose

A degree in communication prepares you to construct your social world through building strong relationships, collaborating towards common goals, and strategically seeking the public good. As a graduate with a degree in communication you will engage the world through skillful symbolic intervention while adapting to rapid social and technological change.

Program at a Glance

Degree: B.A. in Communication

Communication Majors Can Get Training in…

  • Argumentation
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Media Studies in Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Histories of Rhetoric
  • Filmmaking
  • Public Relations
  • Digital Media
  • Interactive Media Design

 

D&E Communication Program

Department Directory

Helen Benigni

Helen Benigni

Professor of English
Kim Elza-Wilkie

Kim Elza-Wilkie

Adjunct Faculty, Humanities
Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Assistant Professor of Communications
William King

William King

Chair, Division of Humanities; Professor of English
Bryan Kozik

Bryan Kozik

Assistant Professor of History
James Martin

James Martin

Adjunct Faculty, Humanities
Katherine Osborne

Katherine Osborne

Chair, Department of English, Communication, and Foreign Language; Professor of English
Janet Shifflett

Janet Shifflett

Adjunct Faculty, Humanities
James Smith

James Smith

Assistant Professor of History
Sebastian Williams

Sebastian Williams

Assistant Professor of English

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