Communication Studies

Arts and Sciences Degree/A.A.

The communication studies major will develop critical thinking, reasoning, and decision-making skills with the intent of empowering students to craft and deliver effective messages in their careers and their communities.

The major will prepare students for admission to the B.A. in Communication Studies program offered by the Eberly College of Arts & Sciences in Morgantown where students can choose one of five areas of emphasis: Health Communication, Integrated Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Social Media and Communication Technology, and Strategic and Organizational Communication.

Career Opportunities : A degree in communication studies helps students be successful in many careers: from healthcare to human resources, from sales to social media, from image management to promotions.

Degree Requirements : An Arts and Science AA degree in Communication Studies requires 60 credit hours of coursework.

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