As you journey through the communication major curriculum, you are introduced to topics and ways of thinking about communication in the world, explore theory and research, and grow your knowledge and capacity.
What You’ll Study
Three intradisciplinary focus areas in Denison’s bachelor’s in communication program give you a broad and rich understanding of the field.
Rhetoric explores argumentation and persuasion. Study presidential addresses, gendered communication in sport, citizenship, and many more subjects.
Relational communication examines various forms of communication: interpersonal, organizational, environmental, cross-cultural and more.
Harness your curiosity while drawing knowledge from real-world issues, writing publication-ready articles, and learning from guest experts. Your knowledge culminates in a senior research project that highlights your talents to employers and graduate programs.
Real-World Experience Outside the Classroom
How do I find a career in communication?
Communication is vital to all industries, so you have the flexibility to find the organization, location, or product that best matches your professional interests. If you are a storyteller, goal-setter, problem-solver, news-breaker, or communicator, you have multiple career opportunities for professional development and success.
Denison’s Marketing, Sales, and Communication career community helps you achieve your career goals. You’ll learn how to apply your academic knowledge to interviews and career, find meaningful internship and research opportunities, and build your network.
Build your bridge from the classroom to careers at Denison Edge. Located nearby in downtown Columbus, industry experts help you acquire specialized skills, and certifications to launch into your preferred career. Classes are free to Denison students and are offered at a 50% discount for Denison alumni.
Awards and Scholarships for Communication Students
Denison’s communication program offers multiple opportunities for you to achieve awards and scholarships that recognize the excellence of your work.