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.


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

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