Dr. Kaylene Barbe
Professor of Communication Studies
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Strategic Communication is part of the Communication Arts division in the College of Fine Arts.
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What makes an OBU Strategic Communication degree special?
Strategic communication prepares students for careers in public relations, advertising, marketing and sales. Our students learn the fundamental skills of communication while studying in a converged model incorporating electronic production, applied communication, news and information, and theatre arts courses.
What are OBU grads doing with their Strategic Communication degrees?
Our recent grads in STCM are finding work in various fields. Recent jobs include:
What courses can I take?
You will take classes in writing both for print and non print production, learn to run campaigns in the capstone class, study outstanding campaigns and cases in PR Case Studies, and get real work experience in STCM internships.
What do OBU Strategic Communication faculty specialize in?
You can receive practical experience by working on the campus newspaper, yearbook, and News30. Internships are also available and provide valuable learning situations.