The Bachelor of Arts in human communication challenges students to to study history, theories, and research about human communication. The department also offers a human communication minor and an interdisciplinary minor in communication management.
A major in human communication at Trinity emphasizes the study of human communication as a humane, artistic discipline grounded in personal choice. The major examines how people develop, adapt, and transmit messages within and across various cultures and channels. It offers a wide range of classes covering public communication, rhetorical theory, and the social context of human communication.
The human communication minor consists of 18 hours with at least nine hours coming from upper division courses.
The minor in communication management is an interdisciplinary program that studies both advertising and public relations as part of the management of communication processes by combining mass media, speech communication, marketing, and business principles. The minor requires completion of 24 semester hours, consisting of 15 hours in required courses and 3 hours in each elective area.