Academics

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Why Choose Communication at WIU?

  • Versatile and flexible degree program which can be used as a gateway into a variety of career fields including sales, training and development, public relations, marketing, recruitment, politics, law, and human resources management.
  • Well-qualified faculty who have an impressive mix of both academic and applied experience in their areas of expertise.
  • Small class sizes that maximize student learning and networking opportunities and promotes academic success.
  • Learn how to more effectively market your degree in a competitive economy with dedicated department activities such as Career Preparation Day
  • Integrated degree program: Graduate with both a B.A. (bachelor's) + M.A. (master's) degrees in just 5 years

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • Project Training Specialist, Caterpillar
  • Human Resources Representative, Pella Corporation
  • Communication Specialist, Culture Programs and Administration, Southwest Airlines
  • Social Media Specialist, Therapy Clinic of Chicago
  • Creative Program Manager, Google
  • Sales Coordinator, Miami Seaquarium

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