Combined Major in Mass Communication & Political Science

Politics has grown into its own industry with millions of dollars spent on political campaigns around the country. Build your knowledge of the political process and use it to guide political communication efforts.

If you are interested in law, government, politics or public service, this combined major adds to your understanding of U.S. politics and gives you the writing, analytical and research skills to communicate effectively with various audiences. Learn to craft messages that resonate with voters, communities and the corporate sector.

Students electing to major in both communication studies and political science must complete the requirements for both majors. Students can complete the two majors with 69 units of communication studies and political science courses. This combined major can prepare you for a communications career as a campaign manager, speechwriter, advertising manager, digital media specialist, journalist, strategic consultant and crisis communication manager. View degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.