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The field of Communication & Marketing

Major Journalism
Critical. Informed. Expressive.

Sound like you? These are just a few personality traits found in communications and marketing, a career field that effectively crafts and disseminates information effectively to targeted audiences.



oral and written communication; listening; statistics; editing; data interpretation; public speaking; creating and executing presentations; quantitative reasoning; problem solving; teamwork



advertising art directors, advertising account managers, copywriters, editors, interpreters, reporters, technical writers, writers and authors, photographers, corporate communications, event planners, market research analysts, public relations professionals, translators


Your major does not always determine your career path. Many graduates pursue careers outside their field, depending on their interests and experiences.


It’s not just your major that matters! Make yourself marketable by gaining a variety of experiences in college. Read a few inspiring stories by professionals whose experiences led to great careers.

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Major Advertising


Major in the Moody College of Communication

It is both a training ground for creatives, account executives, media planners, account planners, interactive specialists [...]
Major African And African Diaspora Studies

African and African Diaspora Studies

Major in the College of Liberal Arts

Coursework in our department seeks to answer the questions "What does it mean to be Black?" [...]
Major American Studies

American Studies

Major in the College of Liberal Arts

In addition to its own interdisciplinary foundation, American studies draws insights from disciplines such as: geography [...]
Major Anthropology


Major in the College of Liberal Arts

Because our species exhibits great diversity, anthropologists study the whole spectrum of human existence across time [...]
Major Art History2

Art History

Major in the College of Fine Arts

The subject embraces a wide range of objects: paintings, drawings and prints of all kinds [...]
Major Aet

Arts and Entertainment Technologies

Major in the College of Fine Arts

In this interdisciplinary major, creative expression merges with technological innovation. AET foundational courses deliver creative coding [...]
Major Asian Cultures And Languages

Asian Cultures and Languages

Major in the College of Liberal Arts

The Asian Cultures and Languages major is offered with specializations in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hindi/Urdu, Malayalam [...]
Major Asian Studies

Asian Studies

Major in the College of Liberal Arts

Students take courses from a variety of disciplines, including anthropology, history, literature, politics, philosophy, and religious [...]
Major Classical Languages

Classical Languages

Major in the College of Liberal Arts

Students gain high-level competency in one or both of Latin and ancient Greek, and are exposed [...]
Major Classical Studies

Classical Studies

Major in the College of Liberal Arts

Study of these dynamic and influential societies is exciting in its own right and valuable also [...]
Major Communication And Leadership

Communication and Leadership

Major in the Moody College of Communication

Leadership is a core value of the University of Texas at Austin, and developing leaders for [...]
Major Communication Sciencesand Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Major in the Moody College of Communication

Hearing impairments include partial hearing and deafness. We teach students to understand and treat these challenges [...]
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