Excellent communicators have a variety of tools at their disposal and become increasingly adept at selecting the most effective ones for each situation. The communication studies program enables you to develop these tools and the flexibility to apply them in a variety of situations.
Firm Foundation for a Wide Range of Careers
Employers consistently rank strong communication skills as a top priority for their job applicants. Baker's communication program helps you develop the ability to:
- Communicate orally and in writing
- Work in groups
- Manage conflicts
- Navigate cross-cultural contexts
Excellent Preparation for Graduate Study
The communication program at Baker prepares you well for graduate study. Recent graduates have successfully pursued advanced degrees in communication at the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University, communication studies at the University of Kansas and conflict resolution at Southern Methodist University. Several others have attended law school.
Majors & Minors
Students may minor in communication studies and in conflict management.
A major in communication studies also complements other disciplines easily and effectively as a double major.
Courses required for a major and minor are listed in the current catalog.