Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

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The FIU community is surrounded by an environment focused on the arts, design, and intercultural communication. The Communication Arts Department has a flexible, multidisciplinary program that prepares students to be successful in such a setting.

The Communication Arts Bachelor’s degree will prepare students to craft and deliver the right message for the right audience. The Department’s curriculum is based on a multi-disciplinary approach focused on the areas of arts, design, and interpersonal communication.

Successful communicators require a worldview, not blinders. Whether your goal is to wield influence in the boardroom, take your place on the world stage, calm a crisis, or inspire change, we will give you the expertise and confidence to succeed.

The core requirement for the degree is comprised of 30 credits. These classes provide students with a solid foundation in communication studies, which allows them to specialize in an area of study.

For a listing of all core communication courses, please visit this link.

Students will also choose one 18 credit specialization track, which has distinct classes designed to provide a variety of communication skills relevant to specific areas of study. All tracks share the same 30 credit common requirement.

For more information about the elective courses available for each track, click on the links below.

Organizational Communication Studies

Arts and Performance Studies

Design Studies

Our exciting specialization tracks train students to be successful professionals in various work settings. The employment prospects are endless – some of the possible opportunities are: campaign management, human resources direction, museum direction, magazine edition, etc.

For more information about our programs and degrees, please contact us at 305-348-1984, email us, or go to our Facebook page and visit us in Viertes Haus 212.


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