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:
We offer three different concentrations for majors as well as a generalist option:
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.
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