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
Danny Franke

Danny Franke

Adjunct Faculty in Philosophy
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
Andrew Stover

Andrew Stover

Adjunct Faculty, Sociology
Sebastian Williams

Sebastian Williams

Assistant Professor of English

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