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Undergraduate Programs

Gain invaluable experiences and knowledge that will prepare you for a career as a proficient communication professional. 

What We Offer

Our department offers a B.A. in Communication. You’ll pick from one of three concentrations:

  • Communication media
  • Interpersonal, organizational and rhetorical communication
  • Public relations

You’ll take courses that align with your goals and interests and find rich opportunities and engage in hands-on experiences such as internships, study abroad and undergraduate research.

What Can I Do With My Degree?

Our graduates work for top organizations across the globe. They manage public relations campaigns, work in front of and behind the camera, handle publicity and event planning for major corporations and more.

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Student Organizations

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

The goal of PRSSA is to serve members by enhancing their knowledge of public relations and providing access to professional development opportunities, as well as to serve the public relations profession by helping to develop highly qualified, well-prepared professionals. They work to foster an understanding of current theories and procedures of the profession; an appreciation of the highest ethical ideals and principles and more.

Lambda Pi Eta — National Communication Honor Society

Lambda Pi Eta at NC State is an active chapter of the National Communication Honor Society. Selection is based on outstanding academic performance, and the club strives to promote excellence in the communication field while reaching out to the community. We offer community service, professional networking, and enriching academic experiences to our members.

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Connect With Us

Undergraduate Program Contacts

Department Newsletter

Stay up-to-date on the latest Department of Communication happenings with our newsletter. You’ll find more information about student organizations, alumni outcomes and faculty research.

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