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Study Human Communication

Major in Communication with an Emphasis in Human Communication

Gain insight into and assess communication within diverse contexts.

Students learn how to navigate interpersonal relationships, workplace teams, and community/cultural groups. Adeptly navigate conflicts with constructive communication strategies.

Through our program, sharpen your abilities in writing, public speaking, and persuasion. Convey ideas clearly and persuasively, and articulate your thoughts confidently.

Topics unique to the Human Communication emphasis track include:

  • Gender Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Research Procedures in Communication
  • Organizational Communication

Human Communication careers

Strong and effective communication skills are invaluable assets in any industry. A degree in communications can open doors to careers in a wide range of fields.

  • Management: direct teams, delegate tasks, and coordinate efforts to achieve organizational goals effectively.

  • Politics: strategize, craft messages, and engage with the public to convey political ideas, gain support, and shape policies.

  • Marketing: focus on creating compelling advertising campaigns, engaging with target audiences, and building brand recognition through strategic messaging.

  • Customer Service: use effective communication to address inquiries, resolve issues, and ensure customer satisfaction, enhancing brand loyalty.

  • Hospitality: provide exceptional guest experiences, resolve concerns, and manage guest relations for a positive reputation.

  • Human Resources: facilitate employee relations, conduct interviews, and mediate conflicts while ensuring a harmonious and productive work environment.

Additional information
for the School of Humanities and Fine and Performing Arts

Catalog – see program guides