Explore a world of professional possibilities! Two undergraduate majors (Communication and Journalism) offer six areas of study to accommodate a wide variety of interests. Students can even create their own individualized degree! Get started on your journey by scrolling through the options below to learn more.
A student can also minor in any of the six emphasis areas, or complete our general communication minor. In addition to our great undergraduate majors and minors, the Department of Communication also offers a fully online master’s degree in Communication, and a number of master’s certificates.
All of our faculty have industry experience. That means they know what you'll face when you leave UW-Whitewater and enter into your career.
Tammy French has been at UW-Whitewater in the Department of Communication since 2006. She is the Coordinator of Comm 110 (Introduction to Public Speaking), CORE Proficiency Courses and also the Graduate Instructional Assistant (GIA) Program.
Marieke is herself a graduate of the UW educational system, earning her Master’s degree from UW-Milwaukee in Communication. At UW-Whitewater since 2006, Marieke supports the Department of Communication in teaching Comm 110, interpersonal communication, conflict and listening. Marieke’s goal in the classroom is to help students bridge the information from textbooks to real life application.