The B.A. degree in Communication Studies prepares you for a wide variety of careers in business, industry, government, nonprofit organizations or human services. Examples of communication careers include, but are not limited to: teaching, sales, human relations, customer service, social services, management, public relations, advertising, media, fund-raising, law, politics, consulting, and publishing. Many Communication Studies majors decide to pursue and an advanced degree (M.A., Ph.D., J.D.) in an area that requires excellent communication such as law, social work, clinical psychology, business administration, and high school or college/university teaching.
The career path you chose is often connected to your area of emphasis. It is important to research the areas of emphases at each University of interest to you, as they will vary.
Information adapted from Cal State Fullerton Department of Human Communication Studies the Cal State San Bernardino Department of Communication Studies and other programs throughout the United States.