Communication, A.A.
Adult Professional Studies

Entry-level workers and seasoned professionals, all need one skill: the ability to communicate
effectively.

The Associate of Arts degree in communication develops your written, oral and visual communication
skills, which are valuable abilities required in today’s marketplace, regardless of the profession. The 63-
credit program includes courses in public relations, media ethics, journalism, broadcast performance
and English literature to develop critical thinking skills.

Opportunities

Immaculata has chapters of several national honor societies that recognize the achievements of
communication majors. This includes Alpha Psi Omega, a national honorary dramatic fraternity; Sigma
Tau Delta, an international collegiate English honor society; and Lambda Pi Eta, the national honor
society for communication students.

To continually expand and diversify your professional portfolio in preparation for the job market,
students are encouraged to participate in various communication clubs such as perform with the drama
club, Cue and Curtain Players; write for the student newspaper, the Immaculatan; or submit entries for
the annual literary magazine, Pilgrimages.

Where Can I work

A degree in communication can lead to careers in broadcast and print journalism, digital communication
and social media; advertising and marketing; media relations, creative writing, public relations, and
theatrical art to name a few. Plus, you will develop effective communication skills that are required of
every profession!

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