The interpersonal communication concentration focuses on theories of relational communication and methods of improving an individual’s success in social interactions. Students who choose a concentration in interpersonal communication often pursue careers in human resources, graduate counseling programs, law school, and the ministry.
The curriculum emphasizes social relationships, genders and cultures, nonverbal communication and communication in business settings. Students must complete 23-24 hours of core requirements and 18 hours of interpersonal communication concentration courses, for a total of 41-42 hours. The concentration requires one writing intensive course, an internship and a minimum of six hours at the 300 or 400 levels.