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Communication (B.S.)

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Students in the Bachelor of Science in Communication program can choose from three specializations: professional and technical communication, journalism of science, and journalism of technology and business.

We are one of a few programs in the country that will train you to be a subject-matter expert in addition to teaching you how to write solid copy. Our journalism students learn from experts in technology, science, and professional communication.

Regardless of which specialization you choose, all communication majors will develop fluency in the social and cultural aspects of communication, the latest computer technologies, and strategies for information design—all critical tools for today's communicators.

Program Overview

As a communication major, you'll hone your writing and editing skills, be trained on the latest communication technologies, and choose one specialization area: professional and technical communication, journalism of science, or journalism of technology and business.

Career Opportunities

With a communication degree from Illinois Tech, you will enter the workforce ready for any number of roles, including:

  • Science reporter
  • Business reporter
  • Social media manager
  • Web design and development
  • Technical writing and editing
  • Public relations and marketing
  • Information architecture
  • Instructional design