Contact Nancy Kerr, Communication Program Director
Phone: (802) 865-6493
A Bachelor of Science degree in Communication is one prized by employers because these graduates typically have had a well-rounded educational experience with a focus on excellence in all aspects of written and oral communication. Communication degrees translate into job opportunities in every industry.
Thanks to our Upside-Down Curriculum, you'll be taking classes like Public Speaking, Media & Society, Audio Production and Video Storytelling, among others during your first year at Champlain.
As a Communication major at Champlain, you'll explore new media tools and work with the latest communication technology available. Learn to apply integrated marketing communication skills to classroom and real-client communication projects. You will explore a wide range of media topics to find what best suits your interests, and can tailor the program to your passions, such as social media, television production or sonic arts.
One of the fastest growing majors at Champlain, Communication boasts graduates who are carving out unique professional territory in areas such as nonprofit communications, social media management, human resources, public relations, advertising, public service, television, broadcasting and radio.
This program is outstanding if you are considering going straight to graduate school. In addition to the extensive career-focused programs and support offered College-wide, the Communication program focuses on helping students become completely market ready or prepared for advanced graduate study. Highlights include:
Job placements for Communication graduates have also been outstanding. In fact, 86% of Communication graduates in the Class of 2017 are employed within six months of graduating, and of those employed, 95% are in positions relevant to their career goals.