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Communication

Communication Program

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.

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Degree Plan Options

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Bachelor of Science in Communication

Credit Hours 120 Credit Hours
Delivery Methods Victoria and Katy
Online and Online FastTrak (8-week online courses)
Tuition & Fees Rates Per Semesters

 

Skills

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. 

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Careers

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.

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Goals

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.

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Academic Advisors

Tess Locke

Academic Advisor

Tess Locke

(361) 570-4364

Communication Department

"I treasure the diversity at UHV. As a faculty member who teaches about diversity it is incredibly helpful when my students come from very different backgrounds because in sharing who they are they make my classes warm and welcoming spaces for every type of student. "

- Nicole Eugene, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Communication

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