Communication Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies offers students a broad foundation in the field, preparing them to communicate in oral, written and visual formats with the accuracy and polish expected of communication professionals.

This marketable degree opens up a wide variety of career possibilities, including positions in marketing and advertising, journalism and business. It also provides a strong knowledge base for graduate studies in communication.

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Communication Studies Program Highlights

  • Explore the central role of communication in public and private spheres as it relates to individuals, relationships, genders, cultures, and organizations.
  • Develop highly effective interpersonal and public communication skills to use in a variety of professions.
  • Learn how to critique and create persuasive communication in order to become a more engaged citizen.
  • Conduct independent research on a topic of your choice in a senior seminar — the culmination of your program.
  • 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.

Recent Internships and In-Field Learning Experiences

  • St. Louis Cardinals
  • The Scholarship Foundation
  • Nine Network of Public Media
  • Ladue Police Department
  • Fontbonne University Student Affairs, Office of Advancement, and Alumni Association


Course Samples

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Fontbonne University’s Communication Studies Graduate Successes

  • Communications Coordinator, The Scholarship Foundation
  • Marketing and PR at Nestle Purina
  • Event Coordinator and Marketing Assistant, ORIGO Education
  • Public Affairs Coordinator for St. Charles County Government
  • Graduate program in Communication at Saint Louis University
  • Graduate program in Higher Education at University of Missouri – St.. Louis


Communication Studies Career Opportunities

Contact Us

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