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The Interpersonal Communication major examines communication and relationships between language, thought and interpersonal action, in an effort to improve these communications among people, groups and communities.

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Students majoring in Interpersonal Communication will be able to apply current and seminal research and theory on interpersonal communication to an original Ethnography of Communication project; contribute interpersonal communication expertise to community-improvement programs; and recommend strategies for improving communication in interpersonal, small group and intercultural contexts

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Career Opportunities

Interpersonal Communication majors have a wide variety of career opportunities, including 

  • Counseling
  • Social Services
  • Healthcare Management
  • Training
  • Human Resources
  • Mediation
  • Ministry
  • Nonprofit Administration

View the career guide for Interpersonal Communication majors.