Strong communication skills will propel your career upward

How we communicate is just as important as the business strategies and policies we implement. Unfortunately, because human communication is routine, we often don’t think about how our communication style can impact our business success. Polished written and oral communication and enhanced listening skills will make you a better leader in any organization.

The Business Communication minor is offered jointly by the College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences and the College of Business. The minor is a smaller concentration of courses and is an excellent complement to any business or non-business major.

Student writing as a form of business communication.
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Skill for Employers

Communication skills are the most sought-after by employers, according to Indeed Career Guide (2020).

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Less than 5% of business degree-granting schools worldwide have earned AACSB accreditation.

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Earn your business degree from a “Best Regional Universities (Midwest)” according to U.S. News & World Report (2020).

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Business Communication Careers

University of Northern Iowa’s Business Communication minor will arm you with the skills to confidently present, write and speak with decision-makers within any organization. Careers that need a strong communication focus:

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Business Communication Courses

The following courses will teach you how to communicate effectively in a variety of ways using many different platforms.

  • Business and Professional Oral Communication
  • Interactive Digital Communication
  • Introduction to Professional Writing
  • Organizational Communication
  • Organizational Management
  • Principles of Marketing