University of Charleston
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  • duration

    3 – 4 Years

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Program Overview

You will learn to use communication theory and principles, as well as current technologies, to design and evaluate oral, written, or visual communication in a variety of professional settings. Focus areas in public relations, graphic design, marketing, advertising, and event management are integrated into the program through coursework and experience outside of the classroom.

Freshman applicants with a 2.5 or higher high school GPA and transfer students with a 2.0 or higher cumulative college GPA are eligible for general admission to UC, and will gain entry into this program. Students may apply online or download the admissions application.

Program Highlights

  • You’ll gain professional opportunities through practicum experiences, experiential learning, and internships.

  • Customize your degree by selecting course electives that align with your career goals. Finish the program in as few as three years.

  • You’ll be ready for graduate school and professional work in a wide variety of career fields.

Program Outcomes

  • Job Opportunities

    • Business
    • Advertising
    • Communication Education
    • Electronic Media/Radio
    • Journalism (Print or Electronic)
    • Marketing
    • Public Relations
    • Government/Politics
    • Communication and Health Care
    • Social and Human Services

Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Hannah Kennedy
Hannah Kennedy

Assistant Professor of Communication