Top Communication, General Bachelors degree Programs - 2022

A program that focuses on the comprehensive study of communication, and that spans the study of mass communication/media studies, old and new media technologies, social and political applications, and speech communication and rhetoric. Includes instruction in interpersonal, group, organizational, and intercultural communication; theories of communication; critical thinking, argumentation, and persuasion; written communication; printed, electronic, and digital media; rhetorical tradition and criticism; media, society, and culture; consequences and effects of mass media; media social science and criticism; and quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry.

While Communication, General has degrees up to the Post masters certificate, most students study towards a Bachelors degree. Students study Communication, General all over the country, though the major at the Bachelors degree level sees the most graduates in Texas. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Communication, General is $40,000.

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Top Colleges for Communication, General

Boston University is a top choice for students who want to major in Communication, General. Students can study up to a Post masters certificate at the school. Boston University awards around 414 Bachelors degrees to students majoring in Communication, General each year. However, the University of California-Santa Barbara and Marist College are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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