Strong communication skills are key to every profession, so WOU’s major in this field has far-reaching applications. You’ll get the skills you need to meet the challenges of professions that require strong organizational, interpersonal and intercultural communication abilities. Choose this major if you want to work in areas such as government and politics, business communication, or communication and outreach, to name a few.
credits required for the Communication Studies major
students enrolled in the Communication Studies major
students per class on average in the Communication Studies program
of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU
Sample four-year degree plan
- Learn and apply communication theories, perspectives, principles, and concepts
- Create messages appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context
- Critically analyze targeted messages
- Human Resources Generalist
- Campaign Director
- Health Promotion Coordinator
- Event Planner
- Communication Director
Communication Studies minor
Combining your favorite major with a minor in communications can be a recipe for success. Employers are looking for applicants with solid communication skills, from the instant they read your cover letter to your first day on the job. Get the training you need to stand out as a communicator.