The Communication Studies track of Seattle Pacific’s Communication major is designed to prepare you for placement in the culture-shaping world of communication. If you decide to continue your studies beyond graduation, the Communication Studies track also serves as a strong framework for graduate school in any number of fields of study.
Additionally, the skills you will hone as a Communication major — self-knowledge, interpersonal communication, social interaction, presentation of self, personal discipline, risk-taking, cooperative group effort, sensitivity to others, and more — are important to many career applications besides those allied specifically with communication.
Major Courses and Degree Requirements
In general, if you are a Communication major in the Communication Studies track, you are required to fulfill the following requirements:
- Earn a minimum of 55 credits in Communication studies and applications, with a minimum of 28 upper-division credits.
- Demonstrate a growing ability in communication criticism, artistic awareness, and personal communication skills.
- Successfully complete a Senior Seminar.
View the Communication Studies track requirements.
Communication graduates from Seattle Pacific who pursue the Communication Studies track have pursued careers that include the following:
To apply for a major in Communication, you must display a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in all your college work applicable to the degree, or 3.0 in the 45 credits immediately preceding your application for the major.