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According to Forbes magazine, the top skills sought by employers revolve around the ability to communicate effectively. Choose a degree that focuses on the one skill that employers say they need the most, with three options to prepare you for wherever your career path may lead.

We consulted with corporate, nonprofit and agency-based industry leaders to carefully craft a curriculum that provides students with the best possible career preparation. In fact, no other program in the Louisville metropolitan area provides three targeted yet versatile options that reflect our region's specific opportunities for communication professionals.

Speech (Traditional Communication)
Learn the foundations of human communication, like effective speaking, teamwork and interpersonal relationships. This is a versatile degree ideal for any profession where the ability to communicate is essential, like management, law, ministry and more.

Organizational Communication
Learn how organizational leaders use communication to improve morale, negotiate conflict, build teams and handle a crisis. This is great preparation for careers in employee relations, training and development, corporate communication and more.

Strategic Communication
Learn how organizations use communication to propel their mission, build a successful brand and cultivate relationships with consumers and stakeholders. This option is ideal for careers in advertising, public relations, brand management and more.

For more information, contact the Department of Communication Studies at iuscomm@ius.edu.

Campus Events

Employer Information Table

Employer Information Table

November 13th, 2019

11:15 AM - 1:15 PM

Women of Color Empowerment Group

Women of Color Empowerment Group

November 13th, 2019

12:15 PM - 1:10 PM

IUS Pre-Med Society Officer Meeting

IUS Pre-Med Society Officer Meeting

November 13th, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2019 Meeting

Spectrum Fall 2019 Meeting

November 13th, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Joy of Teaching: Debra Clem

Joy of Teaching: Debra Clem

November 14th, 2019

12:20 PM - 1:10 PM

Martial Arts Event

Martial Arts Event

November 14th, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Career Excursion: Rivera Group / Eagle 6

Career Excursion: Rivera Group / Eagle 6

November 15th, 2019

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

SGA Meeting

SGA Meeting

November 15th, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA

LOUISVILLE ORCHESTRA

November 16th, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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