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Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Culture, and Change

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Communication, Culture, and Change

Your Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Culture, and Change prepares you to be an exceptional communicator and an agent for change in your community and your chosen profession.  

This highly marketable degree opens up a wide variety of career possibilities, including positions in communication management for businesses or non-profit organizations, advocacy, higher education administration, human resources, sales, and many other fields. A committed faculty pushes you to gain a deeper understanding of communication and its importance, giving you foundational skills and essential tools to build a meaningful career.

Communication, Culture, and Change Program Highlights

At Fontbonne, you can tailor your areas of study to suit your career goals or prepare you for further studies. Our faculty and advisors are dedicated to helping you gain the practical knowledge and communication skills you need to succeed. As a student in the program, you will:

  • Develop highly effective interpersonal and public communication skills to use in a variety of community and professional settings.
  • Explore the central role of communication in the creation of culture, identity, and movements for change.
  • Create and analyze persuasive messages to become an effective advocate and successful professional.
  • Build and utilize research skills to investigate a topic important to you in your senior research project.
  • Choose a minor or concentration area that complements the major and expands your expertise in an area relevant to a future career or graduate program.

Career Opportunities

The need for strong, effective communications is essential for your professional success. Recent graduates from Fontbonne’s communication programs have found their calling in the following fields.

  • Communications manager
  • Media relations specialist
  • Corporate or government information officer
  • Event manager
  • Speechwriter
  • Nonprofit fundraising, program management, and administration
  • Human resources manager
  • Training and development manager
  • Law
  • Higher education administration

Alumni In the Workforce

  • Senior Vice President, ESM Marketing, St. Louis
  • Director of Communications at Benson Hill
  • Organizational Development Coordinator at Object Computing, Inc (OCI)
  • Business Development Executive, Google
  • Marketing and PR at Nestle Purina
  • Senior Philanthropy Coordinator at St. Louis Children’s Hospital
  • Event Coordinator and Marketing Assistant, ORIGO Education
  • Public Affairs Coordinator, St. Charles County Government
  • Resource Development Manager, The Community Action Agency of St. Louis County
  • Manager of Programs, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
  • Assistant Director of Programming in Student Organizations and Activities at the University of Kentucky
  • Director of Business Development for a law firm
  • Volunteer Relations Manager at Big Brother/Big Sisters St. Louis
  • Girl Scouts of the Missouri-Heartland—Senior Marketing Specialist
  • Management Assistant, Enterprise
  • Graduate programs in communication
  • Graduate programs in higher education


Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Culture, and Change

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6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105


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