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The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

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.