Communication Arts

Explore communication in a variety of contexts and become an effective and well-rounded communicator for any career path.

Degree Options Bachelor's, Minor
Locations Lewiston, Coeur d'Alene, Online

Communications is an academic discipline that encompasses all forms of human communication. The broad range of communicative skills acquired from the study of this discipline may be applicable in any successful career or activity. Graduates with a degree in Communication Arts enter a wide variety of occupations, including radio and television broadcasting, public relations, technical editing, sales, government and academic administration, and teaching, to name a few. A number go on to graduate and professional schools. This major provides you with an understanding of communication in a variety of contexts (e.g., interpersonal, intercultural, organizational, political, and mass communication) and prepares you to be effective and well-rounded communicator. Participation in co-curricular activities such as public speaking competitions, speech and debate, and as staff for the campus newspaper and radio stations are available.

Related Careers

• Radio and TV announcer, $41,950
• New analyst, reporter/journalist, $49,300
• Writer and author, $67,120
• Photographer, $41,280
• Film and video editor, $61,900
• Public relations specialist, $62,810
• Technical writer, $74,650
• Interpreter and translator, $52,330
• Secondary school teacher, $62,870

Career data and salary information is from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Degree Options

Bachelor's: Communication Arts

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Lewiston, Coeur d'Alene, Online

Bachelor's: Communication Arts: Secondary Education

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