The Communication major will prepare you to be an effective communicator and critical thinker. You’ll get broad exposure to all areas of the field from day one. You’ll learn how to produce your own newscasts and radio reports in our television studio, create PR and social media strategies to promote corporate clients or social causes, write a special interest blog that will get you noticed, or learn skills that can help you excel in the corporate world.
Students pursuing a B.A. in Accounting should expect to work with numbers, statistics and computers. These programs prepare students to pursue further education and become Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) or Certified Management Accountants (CMAs).
The core coursework is in mathematics: calculus, linear algebra, probability, statistics, stochastic processes, interest theory, mathematical finance, and actuarial modeling. Required courses in economics, accounting, and finance provide necessary knowledge of the professional environment in which actuaries work, as do courses in business writing and ethics. You’ll also hone your computer, oral communication, and independent learning skills, all of which are invaluable to the profession.