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Communication

Communication major will prepare you for a career in many areas, including business, journalism, public relations, media, nonprofit, government, law, and education. Whether you’re writing, teaching, working with clients, or disseminating information to the public, our program will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary for professional achievement.



Contact Information
Teresa Holder
Head, Department of Communication
(919) 760-8803
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Internships
Real-world professional experience is critical to student success, so all communication majors are required to complete at least one internship. You’ll work a minimum of 120 hours during the semester and earn three hours of academic credit. Our students have gained hands-on experience in public relations, radio and TV production, marketing, human resources, and event planning.

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Members of the Communication club

Meredith has an active communication club and honor society that provide valuable opportunities for networking, professional development, and volunteer experience. Read more »

Sierra Smith

Sierra Smith

Sierra Smith, ʼ18, is has developed a career plan that will allow her to use both of her majors: dance and communication.

Sabrina Brown

Sabrina Brown

Communication major Sabrina Brown, ’17, has developed academically and professionally through her close relationships with faculty and staff.

Emily Kelleher

Emily Kelleher

Emily Kelleher found support in developing her long-term plan through the general education program and StrongPoints.