Communication Studies

Communication Studies
Type of Degree: 
Bachelor of Science
Average Time of Commitment/Completion: 
4 years

The need for effective communication skills is great in today’s competitive market. The Communication Studies curriculum is designed to develop the student both academically and professionally. Students will acquire oral and written communication skills that enhance their career goals and also prepare them for advanced degrees. The Communication curriculum focuses on the in-depth study of human communication, strengthens other majors and enhances the general education offerings of the university.

Examples Of Careers/Jobs That Are Suited To This Major: 

Public relations, writer, reporter, teacher, manager

Examples Of This Major’s Core Classes: 

• Fundamentals of Speech Communication
• Organizational Communication
• Organizational Crisis Communication
• Marketing Communication
• Principles of Persuasion
• Health Communication
• Mass Communication
• Small Group Communication
• Intercultural Communication
• Interpersonal Communication
• Political Communication
• Communication and Social Change
• Principles of Interviewing

Special Activities/Opportunities You’ll Experience At St. Gregory’s: 

Case Studies, group projects, research projects, guest lectures by business leaders and communication specialists.

Our Commitment To You: 

To provide you with the opportunities to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to be an effective communicator in multiple venues.

FOR MORE INFORMATION about becoming an SGU Communication Studies major, email our department at

Psychology, Political Science, Social Science, English, Business