The Communication program at the University of Houston-Victoria can:
- Increase your understanding of the human communication process.
- Teach you skills for becoming a more effective communicator.
- Help you improve communication for individuals and society.
UHV's Communication program can provide you with the background and skills you need to advance in your career choice or to continue with graduate studies.
The increasing use of computer technologies is creating a greater demand for people with writing, speaking, desktop publishing and intercultural communication skills. In addition, the public relations field is ranked as one of the top 10 industries with the fastest wage and salary employment growth predicted over the next decade. No matter the profession you choose, the ability to communicate will be a skill highly valued by an employer. Want to learn more? Request information on the programs that interest you.
Communication graduates can be found in a variety of occupations and careers such as speech writer, journalist, community affairs liaison, lobbyist, recruiter, personnel director and public relations specialist, to mention a few. The UHV program also provides a background for those who plan to go on for graduate training in the field. In addition, you have the opportunity to get work experience with communications professionals in the field with an internship.
At UHV, you can design a program that best fits your career and educational goals. You have the option of a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. You can also select Communication as a concentration in the Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences degree program. If you are considering an advanced degree, the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies offers Communication as a concentration.
Contact Your Advisor
Ms. Boyd is available at the Victoria campus for advising. Advisors help students with 45 or more hours via face-to-face, phone, or email. Students with fewer than 45 hours will need to contact a Student Success Coach for advisement. Appointments are required. Please call (361) 570-4201 to schedule an appointment.