What can I do with a Communication Degree?

The surveys consistently show that the kind of skills developed by Communication majors are highly valued by all kinds of employers. Courses and activities in this department both teach and make use of the skills ranked at or near the top of the list since 1993. Students with a degree in Communication are ready to excel in a wide variety of careers. Some broad categories that most commonly come to mind are listed below:

  • Education (including elementary, high school, and college)
  • Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Social Advocacy
  • Communication Consulting
  • Computer Services
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • TV Broadcasting
  • Administration
  • Politics
  • Corporate Training and Development

Summer Abroad 2017 in Oaxaca, Mexico

We are planning to offer a study abroad opportunity in Oaxaca, Mexico in the summer of 2017. You can complete Intercultural Communication (Comm 322) while learning about the history, culture and languages (Spanish and Zapotec) of Oaxaca.
Contact: Dr. Armeda Reitzel, Armeda.Reitzel@humboldt.edu
Phone: 707-826-3779

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Faculty member Armeda Reitzel in Oaxaca

Diversity Art

She Brings the Sun

View the winners of the art that won each year's contest to create art that is meant to welcome students of diverse backgrounds to the department.