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Communication Studies is an affordable, flexible and efficient degree with a wide range of interconnected courses guiding you toward success!
Spring commencement takes place in two ceremonies on June 15 in Quinn Coliseum.
Chris Bonney is an assistant professor who makes theory practical, helping students master communication competencies at EOU since 1993. His areas of expertise include interpersonal, public speaking, interviewing and leadership communication. He is also a consultant, providing executive level training for state public safety departments, with fire and police academies in Washington, Oregon and Idaho recognizing his expertise. Chris also worked in the maritime industry as an able seaman and commercial diver. He holds an M.S. in Communication from the University of Oregon.
Graduating EOU seniors complete a capstone experience or senior project in their majors. These culminating experiences tie together the objectives of their programs, the general education outcomes, and often career-related applications of learning and doing. Ultimately, EOU ensures all of its graduates are prepared for the world of work or for continued study in graduate programs.
“The APEL class was the most inspiring class I took at EOU. It helped me acknowledge my past experiences and then merge them into my future academic and professional life goals. The class assignments kept students engaged and interacting with each other, and through this process I realized I could reach my dream of completing a bachelor’s degree. This class allows students to evaluate the past, recognize developed skills, and acknowledge learning outside of higher education, all the while propelling them forward. APEL allows students to earn credits based on what they already know – and at a bonus – reduced tuition!”
Frederick WallaceAnthropology/Sociology, Communication StudiesSalem, Ore.
Communication Studies can be paired easily with other fields of study like:
A degree in Communication Studies is valued highly in today’s competitive work environments, and when you learn from professionals with strong backgrounds in communication and media, you create a successful path to a career or graduate school. Be engaged – verbally and nonverbally – and gain the skills and knowledge foundation to craft effective and powerful messages for any audience. Team-building, skill-building and global messaging are all strengths this degree will enhance.
Communication Studies can also be paired easily with other fields of study. Our program offers three tracks or primary areas of interests in business, media and teaching. Whether you are an entrepreneur building a new business or interested in the healthcare field, digital technology, education, advertising, marketing or politics, our program will help you prepare for your future!
With our online option, enjoy flexibility in earning a quality degree while building strong connections and skills through interactive, cutting-edge media delivery options.
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