Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies
Offering B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees in respects to Interpersonal, Performance Studies, and Rhetoric Communication, with the undergraduate level featuring six pathways to success: Public Discourse, Art and Culture, Professional Communication, Communication in Human Relationships, Visual and Mediated Communication, and “Create your Own.” Graduates of our program find employment in fields such as communication coordination (e.g., social media, community outreach, employee relations), political speechwriting, sales, and media design, production, and relations.
As one of the oldest Communication Studies Departments in the nation, we strive to advance knowledge and provide service to our discipline and community. Our culture is innovative, stimulating, friendly, and humane. The faculty are committed to employing a wide spectrum of perspectives that serve to inform and thereby improve habits and practices of communication so as to enable the advancement of culture.