What is great about the study of communication?
Communication is a driving force in our social lives and work lives. We live in a small, connected world. We create relationships, learn about other cultures, exchange information and build partnerships through communication. Whether we rely on social media, the Internet, cell phones, or face to face communication, we need to know how to communicate effectively and with confidence.
Why a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication?
- Communication knowledge and skills – number one trait employers look for in their employees
- Provides career flexibility
- Communication majors can go into a wide range of fields that requires quality writing, research, and presentation skills
- Key to success in personal and professional life
Why a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Dayton?
- Five different concentrations in which to specialize: Public Relations, Communication Management, Media Production, Journalism, and Theatre
- Outstanding faculty: UD’s Communication faculty have won numerous awards for teaching, research, and creative work. They lead the field, with three faculty serving in the prestigious role of academic journal editors. And, they are accessible to students. Our faculty and staff devote their time and resources to students with one-on-one advising and an open door policy.
- The longest running study abroad program on campus: traveling to Rome, London, and Shanghai
- Internship program: students can earn internship credit working in various organizations. Past students have interned with many employers, including ESPN, NBC, Hospitals, and the Pentagon
- Flyer News: students can write for UD’s Flyer Newspaper, even as a first year student
- Flyer Radio and TV: students can host their own radio and television shows, work sporting events, and produce programs
- Minors: easy to obtain a minor and/or double major
- Lots of co-curricular development opportunities: Phi Beta Chi, PRSSA, Speech and Debate team, and more
- Five-year program: students can begin the Master in Communication program during their undergraduate studies and complete the graduate degree in just one additional year