The Department of Humanities offers a B.A. in Communication. Communication majors take a variety of communication-based courses in writing, speaking, persuasion, journalism, and professional presentation. They also complete a specialized track of 6 courses in one of the following: Business, Sport Communication, or individually designed track. Communication majors usually complete one or more internships in their senior year, develop an extensive portfolio of work they have done, and establish professional networking contacts.
They obtain jobs in such areas:
- Public Relations
- Corporate Publication
- Advertising and Marketing
- Higher Education
- Financial Counseling
- What Can I Do With This Major?
"I am especially grateful for the valuable real-world experience I gained through my internship at a local ad agency. This, combined with the Business Communication major's heavy emphasis on writing for and presenting oneself in the corporate environment, afforded me an excellent leg up on the competition for jobs after graduation."
- Bill Maurer, '97
Current position: Marketing Communication Coordinator for Cellular One (Vanguard/Cellular One, Mid Atlantic East Region)
"Our employees must be excellent communicators. From our executive vice presidents to our office clerks, each employee must be able to communicate information in a comprehensible and appropriate manner."
- Debbie March
Director of Human Resources
Summit Bank, Princeton, NJ