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BA in Communication

Knight School of Communication

On Campus

Tailor your expertise in communication to a career path that interests you.

As a communication major at Queens’ Knight School of Communication, you will explore the role of communication in our world to prepare for the vast challenges and changes that face our society.

We have an entrepreneurial spirit. You will work with traditional and new forms of communication to become a better communicator in settings ranging from interpersonal relationships to the complex interactions that occur in organizations, on sports teams and through social media. We want you to tailor your growing expertise in communication to a career path that interests you. You can choose a focus area or framework to guide your studies to help you meet your goals.

Knight-Crane Hall

Knight-Crane Hall, home to communication majors

After You Graduate

As a graduate with a degree in communication, you have the opportunity to become employed in every possible industry including public relations, sports communication, event planning, business communication, human resources, non-profit management, mass media, social media marketing and health communication. Many of our majors also pursue advanced degrees in the study of communication or advance their careers through professional degrees in law, business, counseling, or strategic communication.


Through the Knight School of Communication you will have the opportunity to learn from experienced faculty who are passionate about their field. Each team member has extensive knowledge and background, and will work closely with you as you pursue your degree. Meet your professors

Community Engagement

The Queens Knight School of Communication is a national leader in the study of digital and media literacy; our faculty spearheaded the local digital literacy educational organization, Digital Charlotte. We've also established the first curriculum partnership ever with Google Fiber. You will have the opportunity to study and practice digital literacies across media platforms. You will also find that employers are hiring people who can help navigate and manage the complexities of internet-based, social and participatory media.

In addition to volunteering with Digital Charlotte, communication majors may be interested in the Queens Chronicle, Project Airwaves and Lambda Pi Eta. Learn more about student life at Queens. 

Students in Knight Crane Hall

Communications students in Knight Crane Hall on a video shoot  

Communications majors in Rio
The Yes/And PromiseStudy Abroad
Our students traveled to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero to create digital media packages. The "Queens in Rio" program was named a finalist in the GoAbroad 2017 Innovation Awards.
Knight School undergraduates felt prepared for their career
Hiwot internship
The Yes/And PromiseInternships
Queens students have had opportunities to intern at a diverse group of sites including Carolinas Healthcare Systems, Charlotte Hornets, Bank of America, and TedXCharlotte.

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