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This page contains information about the Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies in the department of Arts & Humanities at the University of Houston Downtown.

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B.A. in Communication Studies

About the Program

The field of communication studies (COMM) focuses on the construction, delivery and interpretation of messages to create shared meaning.

UHD communication undergraduates can choose from four areas of concentration:

Why UHD?

The UHD Communication Studies faculty is committed to training graduates who:

  • • Have a well-rounded education in communication, humanities, and social sciences
  • • Practice ethical, quality research and analysis
  • • Will succeed in and become leaders of an evolving marketplace.


Effective communication is fundamental to every career field. Communication graduates are experienced at creating persuasive messages, managing effective teams, and building business and personal relationships. Some of the most popular industries among COMM majors are:

  • • Sales
  • • Human Resources
  • • Public Relations
  • • Advertising
  • • Marketing
  • • Writing/Editing
  • • Law
  • • Education
  • • Business Administration
  • • Government

Communication Studies Degree & Internship
Program Coordinator

Toni Siriko Hoang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Communication
Room: S-1083
Office: (713) 222-5373

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Last updated or reviewed on 8/20/14

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