The Department of Communication at FIU offers more than 70 undergraduate and graduate courses focused on providing skills and aptitudes to succeed in today’s expanding world of media, including web-based, interactive and digital communications — through broad and highly technical and field-specialized content that evolves as rapidly as the media. Our teachings blend traditional best practices and ethical foundations with relevant skills and hands-on experiences needed to produce global communicators and media revolutionaries in the 21st century.
Upon graduation, students are equipped with a diverse portfolio of professional work and the confidence to compete for any number of jobs ranging from editors, reporters, photojournalists, researchers to copywriters, publicists, communication specialists, lobbyists, video bloggers and more at public, private and non-profit organizations around the world.
In today’s global environment, effective communication skills have a significant impact on career success. The Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts is an in-demand major for those interested in pursuing careers as directors of communication in business, government, non-profit organizations or the arts.
This degree combines a strong foundation of writing and speaking courses with practical experience for those interested in entering the communication field in business, government, non-profit organizations, or media. Choose from Organizational Communication, Art + Performance, and Design Studies tracks to further develop communication skills.
After graduation, you can find exciting opportunities in diverse career fields such as law, political organizing and public affairs, marketing, consulting, social media management, corporate communication, and more.
The undergraduate program offers a Bachelors of Arts degree in Communication Arts with specializations in: