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Communication Studies

 

Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies

We specialize in educating students for success in a wide range of careers in fields such as public relations, law, health professions, non-profit management, government and international relations, community outreach, education, human resources, event planning, and many more. Our emphasis on strong critical thinking, presentational and written communication skills provides students with the opportunity to develop and refine the qualities employers seek most. More importantly, we help students connect their interests and passions to the needs of the world around them.

 

 

The Communication Studies Major and Minor

For information about communication studies major and minor click here.

 

Communication Club and Honor Society The Communication Club is sponsored by ASWOU. The Nu Phi Honor Society is sponsored by the National Communication Association's Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society.

 

Communication Studies Faculty

Dr. Molly Mayhead

Professor

Dr. Frank Nevius

Professor

Dr. Claire Ferraris

Professor

Dr. Nick Backus

Professor

Dr. Emily Plec

Professor

Dr. Paula Baldwin

Assistant Professor

Dr. Evan Evans

Adjunct Professor

William Andersen

Instructor

Sarah Sheldrick

Instructor

 

 

 

Contact Information

Department Chair Humanities Division Office Mailing Address

Dr. Nick Backus

HSS 115

(503) 838-8851

Backus.WOU@gmail.com

HSS 313

(503) 838-8408 (Voice)

(503) 838-8056 (Fax)

Humanities Division

Western Oregon University

345 Monmouth Ave. N.

Monmouth, OR 97361

Contact

Communication Studies (503) 838-8851 | or e-mail: backus@wou.edu

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