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Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies

Learn how to communicate effectively and develop essential skills for leadership and career development, while studying communication in everyday relationships, groups and organizations.

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Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies

B.A. and B.S. in communication studies; minor

The communication studies major develops the skills and perspectives of students to create forward-thinking, culturally competent, ethical partners and leaders. Majors build skills in areas like group and team communication, relationship-building and networking, political and legal advocacy, persuasion, conflict resolution and workplace communication. By developing needed human and digital skills, students emerge ready to pursue successful careers, are involved in their communities and can build strong relationships.


The K-State difference

Our communication studies graduates are prepared to excel in a competitive market that values the ability to adapt to environment changes, communicate with diverse stakeholders and make sound decisions. This is due in part to the many engagement opportunities present in the department, including participating in an internship, studying internationally and collaborating with expert faculty on research.

Students also may choose to join one (or more!) of our student organizations, including:

  • Debate Team
  • Speech Unlimited
  • Mock Trial
  • Lambda Pi Eta (Honor Society)

Did you know?

Communication studies courses generally have fewer than 25 students, and faculty advise students from their first day on campus to the day they graduate.


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The Career Center offers an extensive career library, free assessments for exploring major/careers, job search training, career advising, employer connections, and a staff dedicated to assisting students in the career development process.



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