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Your professional and personal success is deeply linked to your ability to effectively communicate. We live in a world where everyone is connected, which makes intentional communication and clarity more important than ever. We are dedicated to developing the skills you need to communicate meaning clearly and effectively through public speaking, writing, multimedia, and social media.

What can I do with a Communication degree?

The B.A. in Communication is a flexible degree that opens the door to a variety of careers across all industries. You’ll learn to translate your writing, research, and presentation skills into marketable assets. Those skills will make you a competitive candidate for jobs in advertising, public relations, marketing, telecommunications, corporate communications, journalism, health fields, and more.

Students seeking a major in Communication learn critical thinking skills and complex problem-solving skills. They learn to analyze communication problems and behaviors, audiences, and rhetorical situations and to build teamwork and leadership skills. Communication majors offer graduate programs and potential employers transferable skills, including active learning, active listening, critical thinking, reading comprehension, speaking, writing, emotional intelligence, and complex problem solving. 

BA in Communication at UT Permian Basin - Benefits of an on-campus experience