Opportunities await those who hold an undergraduate communication degree. The concentrations
in the department of communication lead to a wide array of professional fields. Graduates
may seek opportunities in the fields of law, business management, television/film
production, writing or politics. These and many other job opportunities are open to
those who have earned a degree in communication.
The USA Department of Communication offers a bachelor of arts degree in Communication
with concentrations in:
Requirements for a major in communication
Communication majors must complete CA 110, Public Speaking, and 42 hours in one of
the department's concentrations located on each track page. At least five communication
classes must be numbered 300 or higher and must be taken at USA. Only three hours
of credit from CA 394 or CA 494 can be used to satisfy this requirement.
In brief, the department’s commitment to a broad-based study of communication activities
permits a more intelligent choice of career fields. In addition, it provides a more
meaningful classroom experience during the junior and senior years. The requirements
listed below are for the catalog year 2015–2016. For other years, please consult
the USA Bulletin.
All general education requirements can be found on the College of Arts and Sciences