Degree Requirements

The department offers one major and one minor:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Communication Studies major
  • Minor in Communication Studies

Please reference the Undergraduate Catalog for course requirements specific to the Communication Studies Department major and minor.

  • Communication Studies provides students with a critical understanding of the reasons why people think, feel, and act in particular ways; the leadership know-how necessary to make a difference in the world; and the skills that employers seek.
  • The department provides a theoretically-grounded and experiential education that prepares students to analyze, produce, deliver, and critique human communication in its many forms.
  • Majors and minors gain experience analyzing and proposing solutions to complex problems confronting the human condition because a deep understanding of communication creates limitless possibilities to improve the world.

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