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Communication, Relational Communication

Relational Communication Concentration

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Program Description

The Bachelor of Arts in communication is a broad, liberal arts experience that also provides an introduction to major aspects of communication theory and practice. Students pursuing the BA in communication are required to complete 33 hours of communication coursework, including 18 hours of communication core classes, and 15 hours in a concentration. Students completing a BA also are required to take 12 hours in a second program of study.

What you can do with this degree?

The Relational Communication concentration prepares students for careers in helping professions. This concentration offers students exposure to communication skills relevant to careers in health care and non-profit organizations, ministry, and marital or family therapy. Students explore theory and practice related to improving an individual’s success in social interactions. The curriculum emphasizes social relationship interdependency, gendered and intercultural communication, and nonverbal communication.

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