Degree Programs

Undergraduate Degrees

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication offers two undergraduate degree programs.

  • Bachelor of Science degree (BS) in Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) in Communication

Certificate in Civil Communication

The Certificate in Civil Communication provides students with the ability to recognize, competently practice, and facilitate the ever-increasing demand for civil discourse in society and workplace organizations.

Minor in Communication

The minor in Communication focuses on teaching students how communication processes create, maintain and transform identities, relationships, workplaces and communities.

Graduate Degree

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication offers a graduate program leading to a Doctor of Philosophy degree, with a major in Communication. Graduate study in the school is directed toward advancing the understanding of message-related human behavior.

We now also offer an online MA in Communication, providing new and established professionals with advanced training in the theory and practice of communication for today's workplace.