WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
What Is The Communication Degree?
The Bachelor of Arts in Communication is housed within the College of Arts & Humanities
Education with options in Speech or Theatre available within the curriculum. This
program focuses on the theory and practice of communication through multiple avenues
of hands-on and discussion-based instruction.
What Will I Learn In This Program?
- Basic organizational patterns of the body for public speaking.
- Comprehension and analysis of the structure of an argument.
- Identifying logical fallacies in argument.
- Demonstrated proficiency in APA and MLA styles of notation.
- Conducting research to inform analysis.
What Courses Will I Take?
The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.
What Resources Are Available To Me?
- Modern Language Association
- National Communication Association
- Rhetoric Society of America
- The American Communication Association
- The Association for Women in Communications
Additional resources specifically for Tech students
- Society for Speech Communication
- ATU Theatre Guild
Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?
Positions within the Communication field vary from public speaking, performance, and
public relations to corporate communications. Students can think out of the box with
this degree as well through careers in marketing and law.
Where Can I Get More Information About The Communication Degree?
For more information about the Communication degree and requirements, see the program within the College of Arts and Humanities catalog.