Communication Major

RadioThe communication program at William Woods University emphasizes a broad-based foundation in communication studies, complemented by a student-selected concentration in public relations, digital film-making, journalism, broadcasting or speech, to ensure that you are well-educated in all issues and practices of the field.

In addition to foundation and specialized coursework, portfolio development and professional preparation play key roles in the communications curriculum, including an annual portfolio review.

Students are also encouraged to gain practical experience through internships in all fields of communication as well as WWU’s media outlets, which include the student newspaper, The Talon, and student-run campus radio station, The Pulse.

Students who major in Communications at WWU take a core group of courses in Communications. In addition, they choose one of the concentration areas below.



Digital Filmmaking



Public Relations

Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication comprises 42 credits, requires a minor and a year of college level foreign language. Majors associated with the bachelor of arts are most appropriate to students seeking a liberal-learning, pre-professional or graduate school orientation.

Bachelor of Fine Arts

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication comprises 72 credits. It does not require a minor.

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Communication comprises 42 credits. This degree does not require a minor.