Be an expert in all forms of communication
At Susquehanna, you’ll learn the foundational skills of all communication disciplines, as well as the integral theories and ethics that bind them all together. As a communication studies major, you will prepare for graduate study or a career in qualitative research, critical theory, or interpersonal communications. With plenty of on-campus media outlets, you can sharpen all your communications skills at Susquehanna.
Explore the world of communication
Gain a broad view of mass communication or target a couple of disciplines to master with the communication studies major. You’ll learn the principles of professional communication and digital media, media law and ethics, graphic design, and public speaking. You will also study the ways we communicate with each other, including group communication, intercultural communication, and listening. You can also assemble your own degree track that aligns with your academic interests, and take courses from different mass communication fields, including journalism, advertising, and public relations, or even sports media.
With Susquehanna’s renowned study-abroad program, you won’t just learn in the classroom. You will have the opportunity to study with professional communicators and researchers. This worldly perspective will help you be a better communicator after graduation.
Great for transfer students
As a transfer student to Susquehanna, you’ll have the flexibility to stay on track to graduate while you explore your interests within the Communication Studies major.
Communication graduates have recently found jobs with the following companies:
ABC 27 WHTM
Fox 29 WTXF-TV
Hollywood Media Corporation
National Geographic Society
Rockstar San Diego
Six Flags America
Tiffany & Co.
Recent graduates have continued their studies at:
University of Pennsylvania
Colorado State University
University of Denver
University of West Florida
Pennsylvania State University
During your time at Susquehanna, you can practice your communication skills with our many clubs and publications.
The Quill—student newspaper
The Lanthorn—Susquehanna’s yearbook
WQSU-FM—on-campus radio station
Flagship—a publication for creative work and photography
Lambda Pi Eta—official honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA)
Public Relations Student Society of America
Association of Women in Sports Media