According to The Princeton Review, Communication is among the top ten most popular college majors. Because the acquired skills can be applied to a variety of careers, many students are drawn to the degree's versatility.
In fact, earning a degree in Communication will equip you with the soft skills that employers strongly value. Time, Forbes, and CNBC report that such skills are in high demand and actively sought after; specifically, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) recently found that verbal communication is the top skill rated by employers.
This program will enhance your ability to effectively interact with others in various situations, teach you to deliver public presentations, and help you develop useful skills for personal and professional relationships.
Looking for practical experiences to further apply and develop your communication skills? Check out the Civil Discourse Program.
Wondering what your career journey might look like with a communications degree? Read some student stories.
Interested in transferring to Western Oregon University? Open the student transfer plan to Western Oregon (PDF).
Want to build a strong foundation of communication skills, without having to major or minor in communication? Learn about the Communication Focus Award.