BA in Communication

A Nichols College BA in Communication will prepare you for a dynamic career in social media, television, marketing, journalism, and corporate outreach. Our media spaces include a full green-screen production room and WNRC, our very own hilltop radio station, giving you direct access to the tools of the trade. We also have portable podcasting kits and ring lights to help students like you build a media empire before you even graduate. You’ll build your creative skills while taking a deep dive into the evolving ethics and impact of modern media trends, setting you up for a sustainable career in any industry.

Our Communication graduates bring incredible value to the job market, using their advanced critical thinking and analytical skills to build successful teams. More than 80 percent of employers say that effective communication skills are among the most important when they hire a new candidate, which is why we focus on presentation and preparation in all of our courses.

Communication Major Careers

  • PR Specialist
  • Analyst
  • Internal Communications Specialist
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Content Strategist
  • Documentarian
  • Advertising Sales
  • Marketing Pro
  • Web Developer
  • Teacher
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Journalist
  • Administrator
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Social Media Influencer

Internships & Experiential Learning

Experience is everything in the rapidly changing world of communication. You’ll work closely with faculty, advisors, and the Career & Professional Development Center to pick an internship that helps you explore your options and set new goals.

Let Your Voice Be Herd

On the Hill


In the community

In the field

When traveling

At club meetings

Meet your Faculty

Communication Major Courses

Required Courses