School of Communication

Stand out as a professional communicator

Stand out as a professional communicator

Nothing important happens without excellent communication. In every industry, companies depend on dynamic and responsive communicators.

UFV's communications major will shape you into a creative, versatile communications professional. You'll start with a solid grounding in communications theories. With these core concepts mastered, you'll tackle a range of genres and media. Your toolkit will grow to include public speaking, writing, editing, research, and more. A flexible curriculum means you can specialize in a skill set of interest — storytelling, document design, workplace facilitation, for example. You'll choose between a practicum, co-op placement, or a project management course to develop your job-ready skills.

Career Outlook for communications major

The Bachelor of Arts, Major in Communications is a versatile degree that will launch you into a rewarding career. Professional and management roles in communications, public relations, advertising, marketing, and writing are high opportunity occupations, according to BC's 2021-2031 Labour Market Outlook report.

Professional communicators work in a range of industries and sectors. Tech companies, multimedia companies, marketing agencies, and public relations firms are on the hunt for communications specialists, content strategists, technical writers, and social media strategists. Your role could focus on content curation, writing, research, editing, document design, communications strategy — or all of the above.