Bachelor's Degree Program
Find your voice, tell your story and earn your communication degree from a personal, interactive program. UAF’s interdisciplinary approach to communication and emphasis on real-world learning and small-class environments ensures you’ll develop the wide variety of skills needed for the professions of today and the future.
Work closely with experienced faculty on specialized projects. Gain support and knowledge through resources like our UAF Speaking Center. Get career experience and build your résumé through our student-run newspaper, The Polaris, or our student newscast, Nanook News.
You’ll graduate as a high-demand candidate with a foundation of knowledge applicable to a wide range of highly marketable careers.
What Is Communication?
Communication is the study of how humans convey meanings from one group to another through the use of mutually understood signs and symbols. In other words, communication seeks to discover and understand the many ways people connect to other people.
If you are a people person who enjoys speaking and working with others in a variety of settings, communication is the career path for you.
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Why Study Communication at UAF?
Communication majors at the University of Alaska Fairbanks access cutting-edge courses and gain extensive practical experience through projects, internships and student organizations. Your plan of study will be unique to you, ensuring the courses you take will align with your specific interests. You’ll graduate prepared for the careers of today and tomorrow. Here are more reasons to earn your bachelor’s in communication at UAF.
What Can You Do With Your Bachelor’s Degree in Communication?
Communication majors are prepared for a variety of careers, including positions in public and nonprofit organizations, business, healthcare, public relations, marketing, government, social services, law, consulting, broadcasting and training and development. Communication graduates serve as marketing executives, public relations managers, media planners and teachers.
Requirements for a Communication Degree
The communication bachelor’s degree is both theoretical and pragmatic, teaching students to communicate effectively in a rapidly changing world characterized by diversity in gender, culture and belief. Our interdisciplinary approach prepares students for a wide variety of career paths or graduate school.
Get Started on Your Bachelor’s Degree in Communication
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Transferring to UAF? We can walk you through the process and help make sure you get the most out of the credits you’ve earned.