Undergraduate majors

A Media Studies class at The University of Akron

Media Studies

Learn all angles of the media industry, including audio and video production.

A Strategic and Organizational Communication class at The University of Akron

Strategic and Organizational Communication

Become a skillful and ethical communicator, and a "citizen-critic" who can construct effective messages.

NEW! Our Professional Social Media certificate is open to students in any major, as well as professionals.

SCHOLARSHIPS: We have a number of scholarship opportunities available to students in our school.


Become a communication major

Current students:

  1. Requirement: undergraduate students must have a GPA of 2.5 or better.
  2. Meet with your academic adviser to arrange an intercollegiate transfer into the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences, School of Communication
  3. Talk with your academic advisor. Who is my advisor?

Prospective students:

  1. Visit our Admissions page to see how to apply.
  2. If you are already admitted to UA, visit “My Akron” to locate your advisor [Student Center > My Academics > View My Advisor].