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COMMUNICATION

The educational mission of the Communication major and minor is to empower students with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop meaningful relationships on an interpersonal, professional, and public level. The Communication program enables students to learn appropriate and effective communication strategies that appreciate diverse perspectives and cultures and provides ample opportunities to practice communicating in various contexts in an evolving world. The Communication major offers both a human and a strategic track.

 

Begin Here.  Go Anywhere. 

Through This Program Students Will Be Able To:

  • Understand how communication plays a central role in their personal, professional, and social lives.
  • Effectively communicate in both oral and written contexts.
  • Understand how communication can aid in the creation of a more civil and humane world.
  • Discuss and assess significant issues in the discipline of communication.
  • Evaluate and apply communication research and theories to their personal, professional, and social lives.
  • Develop awareness beyond ethnocentrism through the study of communication from diverse cultures.
Internship Opportunities
ALSAC/St Jude Children's Research Hospital
Bix Basement Systems
Media Relations Coordinator
Melick Library
State Farm
Woodford County Heartline/Hearthouse
Youth For Christ
WGLT Public Radio
Rivian
Nike
Caterpillar
Epic Games
Pantagraph Media
Hulu
Communication Majors Can Fill a Wide Range of Positions
Advertising Executive
Broadcast Engineer
Digital Content Producer
Event Planner
Fashion Designer
Health Communications Officer
Public Relations Specialist
Radio/podcast host
Social Media Director
Sports Media Professional
Speechwriter
Technical Writer
Video/Audio Producer
Multimedia Journalist
Missionary
Small Business Owner
Communication majors may have these qualities or skills:
Storytellers
Gamers
Binge Watchers
Podcasters
Global Citizens
Entrepreneurs
Digital Influencers
Pop Culture Fans
News Junkies
Sports Fans
Activitists

Staff Contacts

Dr. Cory Geraths

Assistant Professor of Communication

cgeraths@eureka.edu (309) 467-6879

Burrus Dickinson Hall
Third Floor Suite, Office #1
300 East College Ave.
Eureka, IL 61530

Dr. Phil Duncan

Assistant Professor of Communication

pduncan@eureka.edu (309) 467-6337

Burrus Dickinson Hall
Third Floor Suite, Office #2
300 East College Ave.
Eureka, IL 61530

99%

Eureka College graduates are employed or in graduate programs within six months of graduation.

10%

The job outlook for computer science grads is expected to grow 10% over the next 10 years.

$103K

The average salary (nationally) of a computer science graduate is $103K