Communication


The study of communication equips students to cultivate critical thinking, intellectual and professional leadership, critical consumption of information and ethical communication practices that foster social responsibility. The BGSU Department of Communication provides opportunities for students to gain experience in public speaking; to develop skills in argumentation, facilitation, negotiation and conflict resolution; to become critical consumers of mediated and political discourses; and to effect social change. The curriculum prepares students for careers in areas such as community service, international affairs, law, marketing communications, and politics, or for continued student in graduate or professional schools. Collaborative initiatives between faculty and students that include research projects, service learning, and international study.

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WE ARE ONE TEAM (WA1T)

WE ARE ONE TEAM (WA1T)

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News and Stories

Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors

Communication students are showing prospective students the ins and outs of a degree in communication with the Student Ambassador Program. The program consists of undergraduates who are either majoring or minoring in communication, know the curriculum, organizations, activities and courses required for a degree. Read More

Recent Alum Uses Degree to Start Cooking Business

Recent Alum Uses Degree to Start Cooking Business

DeAnte Shivers received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (BAC) in May of 2017. He now uses his degree to pursue what he loves: cooking. Shivers serves as an example of the diversity which is possible in the communication field. Jobs can vary from working in an office, all the way to effectively using communication in the business world.  "Communication definitely taught me how to prepare better, and how to communicate more efficiently," Shivers said. Read More

New Book Explores Technology in Education

New Book Explores Technology in Education

Students in the digital age have encountered a variety of new technologies designed to make classes run more smoothly, and to make the overall learning process more entertaining and convenient. While the usefulness of each new gadget or app vary, the assumption that a more technologically enhanced educational experience is beneficial is rarely questioned. In his new book, Educational Ecologies: Toward a Symbolic-Material Understanding of Discourse, Technology, and Education, Dr. John Dowd begins by exploring this very assumption. Read More