Graduating Seniors in COMM are celebrated at our annual Senior Reception.
Students in Dr. Hoskins' Capstone class prepare for mock interviews.
Students in COMM classes enjoy class activities to learn concepts.
Each graduating senior is recognized at the annual COMM Senior Reception.
Students participate in mock interviews to prepare them for jobs.
The study of communication focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings
within and across various contexts. The Communication discipline studies all forms,
modes, media, and consequences of human communication, creating flexibility in career
choices and opportunities for personal development. Our students:
•develop critical thinking abilities to evaluate communication problems and find solutions
•engage in experiential learning in the community and build toward career goals with
•apply knowledge to conduct research with faculty in areas of interest
•create messages designed for specific audiences, contexts, and goals
•understand and navigate differences in our global society
Communication is the backbone of any workplace. The Communication major, grounded
in the liberal arts tradition at MTSU, builds valuable assets that can lead to many
rewarding career opportunities in today’s dynamic workforce. The ability to communicate
effectively is one of the most highly sought skills by employers. The National Association
of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Job Outlook 2020 Survey found that the knowledge
and skills taught in Communication courses are essential to being hired.
We offer three different concentrations for majors: