Studying Communication at Weber State
A communication degree from Weber State is a good choice for students who are interested in a career in the media or another communications field. This program helps students develop their technical and visual communication expertise, along with important interpersonal skills.
The communication program offers small class sizes and hands-on instruction. In the bachelor’s degree program, you will tailor your education to your interests by choosing from these areas of emphasis:
- Civic Advocacy
- Communication Teaching: Communication Studies or Multimedia Journalism
- Digital Media
- Interpersonal & Family Communication
- Multimedia Journalism
- Organizational Communication
- Public Relations & Advertising
Beyond the Classroom
You can get hands-on experience working with Weber State’s newspaper, The Signpost, and media channels Studio 76 and Wildcat Radio.
The Weber State debate team is consistently competitive on regional and national levels, winning first place in National Debate Tournament District II in 2012.
Student organizations such as the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) allow you to attend events and learn from working professionals.
Class of 2009 (BS) and 2013 (MPC)
Member of the Salt Lake Tribune’s 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning team
“Since graduating, I have been able to work as a full-time reporter at local newspapers in Utah. In today’s competitive industry, that’s no small feat.”