To develop civic-minded students through an active and experiential education who create & critique culture, and who advocate for courses of action to address local, national and/or global issues.
Communication is a highly flexible degree program. Oral and written communication skills are among the top skills employers list when asked what they want in new employees, regardless of industry. Students in the communication program at Tusculum have presence and build their communities. They are prepared for job opportunities in a variety of fields, or for continued graduate study. Students can choose to take a standard program where they select electives within the field, or they can choose a concentration specific to their interests.
The communication program at Tusculum is designed for students. This communication program emphasizes applying classroom knowledge and scientific thinking to real-life challenges. The associate’s degree requirements are fully integrated within the communication bachelor’s degree program. The associate’s degree can also be completed independently. For students who have already completed an associate’s degree, Tusculum’s BA programs in Communication are designed to be completed in two years or less.
Students in Tusculum’s Adult and Online Studies attend class year-round, which is three semesters each academic year. This schedule helps them complete the program and earn their degree!