Communication is vital to all aspects of our personal and professional lives, making Communication Studies an excellent choice for students preparing for a variety of professional careers. At River Falls, students may emphasize in a variety areas, each focusing on the student.
Our curriculum is flexible enough to allow students to explore a variety of areas while still allowing them to complete the program quickly. Communication Studies features communication skills most needed by the student preparing for a career in the business, government, or nonprofit sector. Such employers recognize the centrality of good communication in the world of work, regardless of their specific field. Because of the broad nature of this major students are prepared for a career in a variety of institutions.
Communication Studies also prepares students for graduate study in a variety of areas including organizational leadership, student affairs, and communication. Through field experience and internship programs, students develop a professional understanding and are highly marketable when entering the job market or graduate school. Regardless of the student's career goal, the UW-River Falls Communication Studies Department creates well rounded students entering a range of career fields.