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Communication and Technology (BA)
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Understand how technology influences communication practices

With a BA in Communication and Technology, you’ll gain valuable communication skills that are useful across digital mediums.

The Communication and Technology program combines coursework from across three colleges (College of Communication, College of Computing and Digital Media, and College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences) to provide students with interdisciplinary knowledge, experiences and practical skills that link technology and communication.

Combined Degree Programs

Students pursuing a BA in Communication and Technology also have the opportunity to apply for the combined bachelor’s + master’s degree program—completing coursework at an accelerated pace, saving time and money.

High-achieving first-year students can choose to complete the combined bachelor's + juris doctor (JD) program to earn a bachelor's degree and law degree in a total of six years.

Career Outcomes

93%

of 2017 College of Communication bachelor’s degree recipients were employed, continuing their education, or not seeking employment within six months of graduation.

Career opportunities for Communication and Technology practitioners can include:

  • Communication Associate
  • Online Editor
  • Content Creation
  • Public Relations
  • Copy Editor
  • Reputation Management
  • Digital Advertising
  • Research Analyst
  • Digital Copywriter
  • Sales
  • Digital Marketing
  • SEO Strategist
  • Digital Media Specialist
  • Social Analytics
  • Digital Producer
  • Social Media Strategy
  • Editor
  • Text Analytics
  • Info Graphics Designer
  • User Experience
  • Media Relations
  • Moderator
  • Web/Online Communication Coordinator
  • Online Community Coordinator
  • Writer