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Communications Degree at Western Carolina University

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Communications Degree

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The communications program at Western Carolina University prepares the student to enter the fields of advertising, marketing, organizational communication, public relations, publishing, human resources, law, criminal justice, politics, public administration, and more. The program focuses on the scientific, humanistic, and critical study of human communication in a variety of formats, media, and contexts. Program courses include: intercultural communication, speaking and listening, verbal and nonverbal interaction, rhetorical theory and criticism, argumentation and persuasion, technologically mediated communication, and popular culture. Get more details below including other North Carolina colleges that offer communications degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Communications Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Western Carolina University offers a bachelor's degree program in communications.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male28
Female27

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black8
Hispanic1
White44
Multiple Races1
Non Resident Alien1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Communications program at Western Carolina University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Communications Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Radio and Television Announcers

Description

Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio or television. May announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests.

Public Address System and Other Announcers

Description

Make announcements over public address system at sporting or other public events. May act as master of ceremonies or disc jockey at weddings, parties, clubs, or other gathering places.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, public address system and other announcers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.9% from 2014 to 2024

Public Relations Specialists

Description

Engage in promoting or creating an intended public image for individuals, groups, or organizations. May write or select material for release to various communications media.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, public relations specialists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.2% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Communications Programs in North Carolina

Communications programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Appalachian State University

Boone, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 57 students completed this program

Programs

  • Communications (B)

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 290 students completed this program

Programs

  • Communications (B,M)

Catawba College

Salisbury, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Communications (B)

Salem College

Winston-Salem, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Communications (B)

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Communications (B,M)
  • Media Studies (B,M)

North Carolina A & T State University

Greensboro, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Communications (B)
  • Media Studies (B)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 180 students completed this program

Programs

  • Communications (B,M,D)
  • Media Studies (B,M,D)

Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 38 students completed this program

Programs

  • Communications (B)

Meredith College

Raleigh, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Communications (B)
  • Media Studies (B)

North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Raleigh, NC
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 220 students completed this program

Programs

  • Communications (B)

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