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The Relational Communication track within the Communication Studies major provides
graduates with tools critical to communicating effectively in an ever-changing global
workplace. Communication studies majors develop skills that make them “most likely
to succeed.” The Wall Street Journal reports that leaders in corporations and industry
consistently rank communication skills among the most needed in the workplace. They
identify communication deficiencies as extremely common among employees and responsible
for significant problems with efficiency, productivity, and safety.
What You'll Do
- Interact with well-trained faculty in small-class settings.
- Learn and train in state-of-the-art facilities in Academic Hall.
- Develop skills in oral, written, and visual communication, as well as listening, teamwork,
leadership, and more.
- Experience one-on-one advising to determine the best courses and minor (or second
major) best suited to personal goals and aspirations.
- Have access to the student organizations COMMrades and Jimmy's Friends.
- Be poised to try out for Southeast's award-winning debate team and/or as a tutor in
the department's speaker's resource center.
- Have the opportunity to oversee public events while earning course credit.
What You'll Study
- SC 195 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
- SC 200 Advanced Public Speaking
- SC 360 Experiential Comm Projects
- SC 320 Group Comm & Decision-Making
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Internships & Career Opportunities
- Childrens' Charity of St. Louis
- Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Graduate School Opportunities
- Clemson University
- DePaul University
- Duke University
- Indiana University
- Northwestern University
- Saint Louis University
- University of Arkansas
- University of Illinois
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