Learn more about the major and minor offered by the Department of Communication.
Communication Studies focuses on how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. The field promotes the effective and ethical practice of human communication. Our mission is to produce well-rounded communicators who are capable of speaking and listening effectively, thinking critically, and writing clearly.
Majors select a concentration of specialization in one of three critical areas:
The Communication Studies major requires ten (10) courses.
The minor in Communication Studies requires five (5) courses including: COM 100, three (3) COM 200-level courses, and one (1) COM 300-level course selected from the list of Concentration courses.