Department of Communication Studies (COMM) offers a
major that focuses on
in the widest variety of settings - whether face to face or through
media, for professional success or personal enrichment.
The Communication Studies major stresses general knowledge of
the field and development of the skills that lead to
effective personal and professional application of knowledge.
addition to coursework, internships and practical experience
in the major field,
the Communication student will learn the
interrelationship of elements involved in all successful
communication exchanges-- e.g., audience analysis,
message content, delivery options/medium and context.
majors may work in business and
leadership, public relations, in
journalism or radio
and television, in corporate training, in education,
(to name only a few career opportunities); all of these involve the
need to understand and develop useful communication
Learning Outcome Statement
describes the knowledge and skills students majoring in
Communication develop by the time they
complete our program.
Degree Requirements for
the Communication Major and
Minors (pdf file)
[This listing shows new course requirements for the
Communication Major, the Communication Minor, the Media Minor and the
Journalism Minor under the 4:4 calendar.]
Communication Studies Catalog:
Requirements, Faculty and Course Descriptions