Within the Communication Studies major, students have the opportunity to become specialists in their field by completing one of the following concentrations.
- Interpersonal/Organizational - focuses on developing people skills, and prepares students for careers in management, sales, social services, event planning, development, or fundraising.
- Message & Media - focuses on message design and production, and prepares students for careers in public relations, outreach, advertising, copywriting, marketing, editing, publishing, promotion, journalism, or broadcasting.
- Social Influence - focuses on developing skills in community leadership and public service, and prepares students for careers in politics, advocacy, law, or civic affairs.
- Individualized Concentration - allows students to design a plan of study that fits their interests; previous individualized concentrations include Intercultural Communication, Health Communication, Public Relations, and Sports Marketing.