Applied Communication, B.A.

The BA/BS/Minor will give students the opportunity to earn a full major/minor in the field of applied communication. This degree prepares students with the necessary skills to (a) examine a wide range of diverse issues, including the communication needs of organizations, effective social interaction, improvement of health care understandings or delivery, implementation of behavioral interventions, training to improve communication, and activist efforts to achieve social change, (b) methodological and (c) theoretical competence to address issues of applied communication, and (d) to practice oral, written, and critical thinking skills.