Waldorf University

106 S Sixth St, Forest City, IA 50436-1713

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This Bachelor of Arts in Communication major from Waldorf University will help students master the concepts and methods of communication in a wide array of settings. Students will attempt to develop their communication skills and strategies to effectively and efficiently achieve desired outcomes with specific audiences. Throughout this program, students may enhance their critical-thinking skills and an awareness of cultural, social, intergenerational, and political diversity as it relates to communication. They will relate communication insights to their personal and professional lives as they become skilled problem solvers.

The aim of the curriculum is to prepare students, through a progression of both theoretical and practical courses, for international careers in any specializations. Graduates with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication may go on to graduate studies, or pursue careers in both the public and private sectors of employment, private industries, multinational corporations, nongovernmental, federal and international agencies, the news media, or film and television industries.

The curriculum for the Bachelor of Arts in Communication instills in its students excellent writing skills, whether expository, analytical, creative, or journalistic, highly developed conceptual analysis and critical thinking skills, and the training and practice required to use the appropriate tools and technology of media production. Also, students may gain full awareness of the laws and ethical guidelines that govern the media and its practitioners, and the preparation to work and operate successfully in a global environment characterized by diversity and intercultural understanding and respect. After completion of this program, some possible career opportunities include: public relations, marketing, advertising, mass media, technical writing, arts communication, government, business, and law.

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