Communication

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.

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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.

Find your voice and tell your story

The communication degree teaches theory and develops practical skills through interactive experiences in all facets of communication.

Write articles for our student newspaper, The Sun Star. Develop stories and report as a member of our student newscast, Nanook News. Find support and expand your public speaking talents through our UAF Speaking Center.

Create a plan of study around your interests

As a communication major, you’ll have a core set of courses that teach the major concepts of human communication, but your plan of study will be unique to you. You’ll design the majority of your program with a faculty advisor to ensure the courses you take meet your specific interests and career goals.

 

Graduate as a sought-after candidate for a variety of fields

The bachelor’s in communication is one of the most versatile degrees and provides you with a set of skills for many different careers. As a communication major at UAF, you’ll learn across disciplines and gain résumé-boosting experiences that will stand out to future employers. Our graduates find careers in public and nonprofit organizations, business, healthcare, public relations, marketing, government, social services, law, consulting, broadcasting and training and development.

 

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.

 

 

 

Get Started on Your Bachelor’s Degree in Communication

Take the next step toward earning your bachelor’s degree. We have the resources to help you get started.