Communication Studies and Theatre

Major in Communication Studies and Theatre at USF

Give yourself options with this versatile and accredited bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and Theatre from the University of Sioux Falls (USF) in South Dakota. No matter your career plans, make strong communication skills and, yes, a talent for theatre your best assets.

Whether you’re speaking at a committee meeting or working on a stage, you’re performing. The same public presentation abilities apply. People need to understand you. They need to like you. They need to believe you. At USF, you’ll learn the top ways to present yourself and your ideas the best way possible – all with the values of a Christian university.

Communication Studies and Theatre Skills for the Real World

On our campus in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, you’ll study with USF’s amazing communication and theatre faculty. Here you’ll enjoy all the benefits of a private, Christian university while gaining knowledge and skills valued in a variety of communication careers, theatre careers and other professions:

  • Be clear and convincing through both written and verbal communication.
  • Communicate and collaborate in any scenario at work, on the theatre stage or backstage.
  • Connect with others in both professional and personal relationships.
  • Grasp and use technical skills necessary for communication studies, theatre or both.
  • Bring your faith into new aspects of your life through service and performance.

Options for Your Communication Studies and Theatre Degree

Major in Communication Studies and Theatre at USF, and you’ll build a foundation for your future. It all starts when you customize your bachelor’s degree program to your career goals in communication or theatre – on stage or behind the scenes. Your communication degree options include:

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Careers for Communication Studies and Theatre Majors

Are you asking yourself, ''What are communication majors’ job prospects?" or "What jobs can I get with a theatre degree?" Here’s your answer.

USF’s Communication Studies and Theatre graduates experienced 100% job placement last year. Individuals find success in these top career fields:

  • Advertising—Media Planner, Benefits Administrator, Industrial Relations, Media Buyer
  • Broadcasting and Journalism—Broadcast Service Manager, Television Director, Advertising Coordinator, Unit Manager, Publicity Manager
  • Business—Management Recruiter, Sales Representative, Negotiator, Editor, Human Resources
  • Education—Teaching, Graduate Study, Research
  • Government/Politics—Program Coordinator, Research Specialist, Elected Official, Legislator
  • Health Care—Medical Grants Writer, Research Analyst, Marketing Director, Health Care Administrator
  • High Technology Industries—System Analyst, Language Specialist, Producer/Director, Technical Copywriter
  • Law—Public Defender, District Attorney, Legal Researcher, Corporate Lawyer, Legal Reporter, Mediator
  • Social and Human Services—Community Affairs Liaison, Religious Leader, Social Worker, Park Service
  • Theatre/Performing Arts—Arts Administrator, Critic, Professor or Teacher, Performing Artist, Stage Manager

Communication Studies and Theatre Amenities and Opportunities at USF

Choose to earn your bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and Theatre from USF, and you’ll have access to these great communication and theatre amenities and opportunities.
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Writing Center

The USF Writing Center allows students to develop as writers and to benefit from the training and experience provided by the Writing Center staff. English majors also serve as paid tutors in the Writing Center.

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Step into the spotlight. USF’s campus in Sioux Falls, S.D., features two theater spaces. Learn more.

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