Communication, B.A.
Adult Professional Studies

No matter what stage you are in your career, job openings across the nation always include the caveat:
good oral and written communication skills required. This ubiquitous major delves into exciting careers
that transcend oral and written skills.

As a communication major you will develop theoretical and practical skills, participate in two valuable
internships, and interact with professionals in the field.

Within this major, you will choose from one of three tracks:

Organizational Communication prepares you to be a successful communicator in the corporate world
by combining courses in communication, business, and information technology.

Public Relations and Journalism strengthens your professional writing skills to prepare you for careers
focused on reporting, managing company messages, representing an organization professionally, and
handling crises.

Digital Communication combines traditional communication classes with emerging technologies, social
networking, and online media outlets. This track includes two sub-tracks, broadcast media or graphic


Several national honor societies recognize the achievements of communication majors. Immaculata
offers Alpha Psi Omega (the national honorary dramatic fraternity: IU chapter of Iota Nu); Sigma Tau
Delta (international collegiate honor society for students of English: IU chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma);
Lambda Pi Eta (national honor society for communication students)

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 the written and oral skills that are
require of every profession!

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