About Communication at USC Aiken
The Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication is designed to help students become ethical and competent communicators who can use their knowledge of communication to enhance their individual and professional development, improve their personal relationships, and effectively serve their communities.
Students majoring in Communication at USC Aiken examine communication processes in interpersonal relationships, small group and public settings and within organizations, in cultures, and in the mass media. We keep our class sizes small (usually under 25 students) to encourage interaction among students and faculty, and to allow for experiential learning.
- Pacer Times student newspaper
- International Association of Business Communicators
- Lambda Pi Eta Honors Society
Every communication major at USC Aiken completes a capstone experience that features either an internship supervised by a communication professional or a service-learning experience.
In addition to hands-on training and experience, internship and service learning students complete academic requirements to analyze and report on what they learned.
Communication majors often pursue careers in public relations, advertising, or marketing. Many graduates are employed as copywriters, public opinion researchers, or publishers.
USC Aiken Career Services offers numerous resources which provide more information about career opportunities for students in this major.