Minor in Communication

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For students in the online BA in Interdisciplinary Studies degree program or U of A degree-seeking students:

In order to add this minor, students must contact the Fulbright Advising Center.

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Department of Communication

Preparing for the Workforce

The communication minor will boost the skills and knowledge of students preparing for careers in public affairs and advocacy, marketing, management, strategic communication, media relations and sales. Courses focus on topics such as persuasion, media, stereotypes, organizations, health and social movements.

The Department of Communication in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences bridges the humanities and social sciences to explore contemporary human communication, relationships and culture.


What fields use communication?

  • Public Relations
  • Media and Social Media consultation
  • Non-profit Work
  • Fundraising and Development
  • Municipal Government Work
  • Project Management
  • Corporate Training
  • Sales
  • Management


Internship Program

Faculty work with students to highlight potential job opportunities after graduation through our internship program. Our internship program continues to grow and many of our faculty have networks in Arkansas and elsewhere that communication students can tap in to as they plan their lives after graduation. Our students also work through alumni channels to pursue both internships and employment after graduation.