Communication Arts Degree Program

Communication arts focuses on the foundations of primary communication and how you can apply them to interpersonal communication, writing, public speaking, theatre and more. You’ll discover the best ways to communicate and develop content for a variety of fields using your acquired skills in both new and traditional media. 

With a communication arts major, you’ll be equipped for a large number of careers – from journalism to marketing, business, public relations and sports information.

Study at Urbana U – A Great Choice for Communication Studies 

By studying communication arts at Urbana, you’ll gain valuable experience and have the opportunity to be part of the college news team.

At Urbana, you get to choose the field experience that’s right for you and your future career, ranging from the online student newspaper to creating theatre programs, providing sports information support or being paired with a local organization for an internship that fits your career vision.

Gain Skills for Exciting Careers with a Communication Arts
Degree Program

On graduation day, you’ll feel confident – ready to take on the career of your dreams with the courses that have prepared you to be a well-rounded communicator.

Our graduates have found careers immediately following graduation in fields like marketing, advertising, sports information, recruiting, journalism, public relations and more. So what are you waiting for? Check out one of the most well-rounded and flexible bachelor’s degree programs Urbana has to offer.

Program Outcomes

  1. Knowledge of history and development of the mass media.
  2. Understanding and the ability to apply principles and processes of human interaction.
  3. Familiarity with major theorist and critical approaches in the communication arts.
  4. Relevant media, writing, and design skills using traditional and new media platforms.
  5. Well-developed research, critical thinking, analytical skills and ethical decision making.
  6. Ability to create or organize events, campaigns and projects in the communication world.


Urbana University offers college majors and degrees near Dayton, Springfield, Troy & more

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Located in west central Ohio, Urbana University is less than an hour's drive from Columbus and Dayton, and we’re close to other cities like Bellefontaine, Fairborn, London, Marysville, Piqua, Sidney, Springfield and Troy. 

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