Business Communication

Communication classroom

Program Description 

Students take courses in both communication and business which allows them to understand the complexities of both communication and business. Students learn about interpersonal, media, public speaking, and organizational communication within their major. There is not another major other universities that combines communication and business classes together. Generally, students would major in one and minor in another, or double-major. This is an interdisciplinary experience across two colleges and disciplines integrated into one major.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Apply communication theory to organizations 
  • To know how business and communication are interconnected 
  • Develop interpersonal, writing, and oral communication skills

Prospective Students 

Current Students 

Experiences 

  • Students are encouraged to complete internships while completing their degree. Internships have been completed at places such as:  
    • Lockton 
    • Cerner 
    • Fleishman-Hillard 
  • Students work with a local organization for their capstone project, where they identify communication issues and make recommendations to the organization.  
  • Students can participate in the communication speed networking event where they can meet and talk with current professionals in communication roles.

Outcomes 

Business communication graduates pursue careers in: 

  • Advertising  
  • Public relations 
  • Human resources