Bachelor of Arts in Communication

COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Languages and Communication

Classes in Southeastern's Communication program include speech fundamentals, mass communication and journalism, interpersonal and intrapersonal communication, and writing, producing and directing for print, broadcast and online media. Students in the program are prepared for successful careers or graduate studies in electronic media, journalism, organizational communication, public relations and other exciting fields.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Advertising Director
  • Corporate Communications Director
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Editor
  • Film Editor
  • Fundraiser
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Layout Artist
  • Photojournalist
  • Public Relations Practitioner
  • Radio Host
  • Radio Station General Manager
  • Record Label Representative
  • Recruiter
  • Reporter
  • Sales Director
  • Speech Writer
  • Television or Film Director
  • Television or Film Producer
  • Television News Anchor
  • Television, Radio, Print or Electronic Media Editor
  • Television, Radio, Print or Electronic Media Reporter
  • Videographer
  • Web Designer
Types of Employers
  • Advertising
  • Government
  • Hospitality
  • Marketing
  • Non-Profit
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Sales
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Highly qualified faculty with excellent academic preparation and extensive professional experience

  • State-of-the-art digital video and audio editing labs, writing and layout labs, KSLU radio and the Southeastern Channel

  • Honors curriculum available

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 120

CONCENTRATIONS
  • Electronic Media

  • Multi-platform Journalism

  • Organizational Communication

  • Public Relations

  • Speech Communication

MINORS
  • Communication

RELATED DEGREES
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Communication

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • The Lion's Roar student newspaper

  • KSLU, a Corporation for Public Broadcasting radio station

  • The Southeastern Channel, a cable television channel that reaches over 90,000 households

  • Lambda Pi Eta and Pi Delta Epsilon honor societies

  • Organizational Communication Association

  • Southeastern Press Club

 
Contact Information

langcomm@southeastern.edu

985-549-2105

Mailing address: SLU 10719, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Vickers Hall, Room 219D

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