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
In the liberal arts tradition, including both humanistic and social scientific study, the department offers a 66-hour major. Students, in close consultation with a department advisor, select courses from
The Communication Studies Minor consists of 27 hours, 15 of which must be upper division, selcted by the student in close consultation with a department advisor.
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
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