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Academics at USC Aiken

BA in Communication

communication

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.

Associated Organizations

  • Pacer Times student newspaper
  • International Association of Business Communicators
  • Lambda Pi Eta Honors Society

Internship Opportunities

Communication Capstones

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.

Career Opportunities

Communication majors often pursue careers in public relations, advertising, or marketing. Many graduates are employed as copywriters, public opinion researchers, or publishers.

Learn more about career options

USC Aiken Career Services offers numerous resources which provide more information about career opportunities for students in this major.

Visit the Department of Communication website

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Your enrollment counselor is your personal contact at USC Aiken. If you have a specific question, please feel free to contact him/her.

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