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Communication Programs

Communication is key.

Communication makes the world go round. Think about it. From writing an A+ paper to texting friends—it all requires communication. So why not become a pro?

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B.A. in Communication

Our communication programs develop your critical-thinking, speaking, writing, presentation, and leadership skills—all of which are highly desired skills in any profession. You’ll hone your specialty as you work in state-of-the-art labs, being taught by expert faculty who’ll support you every step of your way. Our diverse curriculum includes training in theory, research, writing, speeches, and persuasion.

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Program Highlights

Content
  • The development of problem-solving skills
  • The ability to research and analyze information
  • An enhanced understanding of argumentation and writing
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree

Scholarships

 

Looking for ways to make paying for college a little easier? ScholarshipUniverse is a tool for current and admitted Purdue Fort Wayne students that allows you to create an academic profile and connect with scholarship opportunities.

For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Articulate the historical traditions of the discipline
  • Demonstrate an awareness and skillful use of new technologies relevant to their major
  • Explain communication concepts and theories relevant to the major
  • Explain, evaluate, and apply the processes involved in productive conflict in contexts (interpersonal, small group, organizational, mediated, and public) relevant to their major
  • Demonstrate awareness of diverse perspectives
  • Read, speak, write, and listen competently
  • Demonstrate the ability to be a critically engaged citizen
Next stop: a successful future.
  • Communication and Diversity Trainer
  • Communications Director
  • Editor
  • Elected Official
  • Film Producer
  • Human Resources Professional
  • Marketing Manager
  • Newscaster
  • Public Relations Professional
  • Social Media Manager
  • Writer