BA/BS in Communications


BA/BS In Communications

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The Communication major at the University of Utah emphasizes academic learning, including theoretical and methodological expertise, along with practical and technical knowledge and training. Many Communication graduates go on to work within the areas of public relations, advertising, integrated marketing, print and broadcast journalism, documentary film making, and photography. They enter these fields with broad knowledge and insight; a capacity for leadership; a sense of innovation and entrepreneurialism; critical thinking skills; strong decision-making skills; the ability to think, speak, write, and listen; and a general knowledge of the liberal-arts tradition.


Department of Communication Rankings

#1 Video game design

#1 in U.S

Ranked #1 U.S. in communication research on Cultural Studies, Ethics, Film, History, Law, Memory, Narrative, Popular Culture, and Race and Ethnicity.

#10 Pharmacy school

#2 in U.S for Research

Ranked #2 in U.S. for Research on Contemporary Issues, Critical Theory, Democracy, Health, News, and Theory


Top 50 Most green campus

#3 in U.S.

Ranked #3 in U.S. for Total Publications (above Stanford)

Top 100 Universities in the World in 12 years in a row

#4 in U.S. for research on Broadcasting and Media

Ranked #4 in the United States for Research on Broadcasting and Media