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Communication Studies

Communicate in your life, your career, and your community.

Communication is an integral part of human existence. Whether it is nonverbal, intrapersonal, interpersonal, small group, mass, or digital, communication provides the key pathway that can facilitate compassion, understanding, and connection.

The Communication Studies program at Rocky Mountain College blends our strong liberal arts education with the skills every student needs to succeed in today's world. The student graduating with a major in Communication Studies will possess the skills employers want from potential employees – oral and written communication skills. As part of society, the graduate majoring in Communication Studies will be a responsible and engaged citizen of his or her community.

A distinct advantage of a degree in Communication Studies is its versatility. Employers desire employees with strong communication skills, our majors are prepared for virtually any career, including sales, human resources, public relations, journalism, the performing arts, nonprofit organizations, event planning and organizing, and a variety of careers linked to the medical and business fields. We also prepare students for advanced learning in graduate or law school.


  • Community engagement opportunities through internships and projects. Our students have the opportunity to engage with local businesses, education projects in other schools and to represent their skills in other community leadership roles.
  • Well-suited for a double-major. Common ones include business, psychology, history and political science.
  • Popular as a minor; has been paired with virtually every major at the college.
  • Dedicated and knowledgeable faculty providing mentorship and guidance

Essential for Success

"You have to be able to communicate in life…. If you can’t communicate and talk to other people and get across your point, you’re giving up your potential.”
Warren Buffet

"It took me a long time to develop a voice, and now that I have it, I am not going to be silent.”
Madeleine Albright

Community Engagement

Communication Studies students engage with the community and school in multiple levels. Many are placed in business internships, social media positions for their activities, and other leadership roles in community organizations. Through the Debate education program, students have engaged with high school and middle school students as mentors for developing arguments in their speaking and writing. Communication Studies in practice is a unique part of our program.

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Degree Options

  • Major in Communications Studies
  • Minor in Communication Studies
  • Communication Studies students frequently double major with Psychology or Business (among others)!