Develop essential skills for any field: you’ll do that here.

Earning a degree in Communication Studies or Spanish helps you develop verbal, nonverbal, and written communication skills. You will focus on learning how to adapt to unique situations, work collaboratively in small teams, and identify, assess, and develop appropriate communication strategies for interpersonal and professional environments. Specific skills include public speaking, intercultural competence, conflict resolution, and translation, to name a few.

You’ll learn from experts in the field who will equip you for a career that excites you and gain real-world experience. Strong communication skills have proven to be a sought-after skill for employers regardless of the industry.

Academic Programs

Undergraduates have a variety of choices that they can pursue in Communication Studies and Modern Languages. We offer a B.A. in Communication, a B.A. in Spanish, and a B.S. in Organizational Communication.

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Between internship opportunities, student organizations, and study abroad opportunities, you will gain experience beyond the classroom that garners real skills for your future. Southeast focuses on giving students these hands-on experiences which further their knowledge and make them confident graduates.


Help us celebrate the success of our Communication Studies programs at some of our upcoming events. Connect with other like-minded individuals and learn from distinguished communicators of our community.

Office Location
Academic Hall 213
Mailing Location
One University Plaza, MS 3225
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701