Why Communication at Houghton?

Houghton’s Communication major is one of the largest programs at the college and with good reason. In a fast-paced, media-saturated society awash with information, the ability to create and present clear and concise messages has never been more important.

Elaine Tooley

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God has given each of us gifts to use for His purposes, and a Houghton education asks students to consider how they will use their gifts to advance the kingdom of God.

Elaine Tooley '05 Director of creative communications at Wake Forest University; MA, Integrated Marketing Communications, St. Bonaventure University

Flexible Curriculum

The Communication major is built around a core set of classes that provides students with both the theoretical understanding and the applied skills they will need whatever their career. From there, Communication majors go on to study in one of three areas of concentration.

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Whether one seeks a career in broadcasting, journalism, public relations, advertising, government service, community development, law, business, teaching or the ministry, the ability to create and present clear and concise messages has never been more important.

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Experienced Faculty

Led by accessible faculty members with years of professional experience, communication at Houghton is an interdisciplinary program that helps students become competent

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