Resources for Prospective Students

In the Department of Communication Studies, you'll have opportunities to research with faculty while taking coursework covering the breadth of the communication discipline, including family, interpersonal, cultural, rhetorical, organizational and health contexts. You'll bring your learning outside the classroom through internships, community-engaged learning or participation in debate.

As you learn more about our program and faculty, feel free to contact us with any questions. We're here to support you at any stage, whether you have questions about your application or about scholarships and financial aid.


Learn About Our Program

The Department of Communications Studies prepares students for future careers in many public and civic communication fields, including nonprofit organizations, business and human relations, law and politics, and writing and publishing, among others.

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Meet Our Faculty

Our faculty are teacher-scholars who create relationships and connections with our communities. Their interests are wide-ranging and they enjoy developing research projects with students.

Faculty Profiles
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Why Communication Matters

Communication is essential to all facets of our lives. A major in communication studies not only prepares you to learn to communicate ethically and effectively, but also teaches you to analyze how cultural communication impacts society.

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Get Involved In Our Program

Our faculty believe all students should participate in community-engaged scholarship, and our program offers you the opportunities to take your learning outside the classroom through internships, research and community outreach. You can also hone your public speaking and debating skills as a member of our debate team, which competes regionally and nationally.

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