The CAS department boasts award-winning teachers and researchers who bring to their work with undergraduate students an equal measure of expertise and enthusiasm.
In a top-ranked department that spans the Humanities and Social Sciences, majors and minors learn together to: think and listen critically; undertake independent and collaborative research; influence people; analyze public discourse; understand empirical studies that test communication theories; and participate more richly in civic, communal, and relational life.
As a reflection of our unique status as a Humanities and a Social Sciences department, CAS allows students to choose either a B.A. or a B.S. degree program. On World Campus exclusively, CAS offers a B.A. or B.S. in Organizational and Professional Communication.
Graduates of our program tend to go on to such jobs as: analysts and strategists, lawyers, professors, community organizers, corporate executives, freelance writers, and more.
What sets our program apart?
Biography:Mehalick graduated from Penn State with a degree in Speech Communication in 1997. While at PSU, Mehalick developed skills and professional networks that laid the foundation for success in business. Currently, Mehalick lives in State College and works as an Area Sales Manager—focusing on the East Coast in Mental Health—for Lundbeck Pharmaceutical. Mehalick is also a youth soccer coach.
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