Undergraduate Programs

“Society not only continues to exist by transmission, by communication, but it may fairly be said to exist in transmission, in communication.” - John Dewey

The Major

Students majoring in Communication Studies complete introductory courses in public speaking, theory, and inquiry. Intermediate courses for majors include studies in persuasion, interpersonal communication, and small groups. A variety of elective courses are available, including studies in debate, family communication, leadership, and communication and technology. Students are encouraged to do internships for up to six hours of credit.

The Emphasis in Human Communication

The Human Communication emphasis focuses on theoretical, analytical, and practical aspects of human interaction and develops skills in professional presentation, persuasion, leadership, and communication consulting.

The Secondary Teaching Emphasis

The Secondary Teaching emphasis also includes the study of the theoretical, analytical, and practical aspects of human interaction but with an emphasis on preparing graduates to teach communication studies in secondary schools.

The Minor

The program also offers an 18-hour minor in Communication Studies.

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Dr. Endres will be leading a study abroad class in Barcelona in Summer 2015! For the flyer, click here. For information on the CIE website, click here.