The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences offers Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Speech Communication, and Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences. Speech Communication students can choose an emphasis in Communication Theory, Organizational Communication, Public Address & Rhetoric or Broadcasting.
Students pursuing their BA degree in Speech Language Hearing Sciences (SLHS) have the option of declaring a concentration in Childhood Communication. Students may also earn an SLHS leveling certificate or a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) certificate.
Several minors are offered, including Speech Communication, Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences, and Digital Media (in collaboration with the departments of Art and Journalism & Technical Communication). With this collection, students have the opportunity to customize their college experience to meet their career goals.
The study of communication is a rapidly growing discipline within colleges and universities across the United States. Communication is a skill that is in high demand and the CAS Department can help you achieve the communication skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive job market. Below is a list of some of the career opportunities available to students with a degree in communication. Some careers may require additional schooling.
Business and Nonprofit
Communication and Health Care
Electronic Media / Radio / Television / Broadcasting
Government / Politics
International Relations and Negotiations
Social and Human Services