About Communication Studies
Courses in Communication Studies focus on understanding the communication process and developing skills to communicate effectively.
The Department offers a wide range of courses in interpersonal, group, and organizational communication, rhetorical theory and criticism, public relations, mass communication and research methodologies.
Students who need to see the Department Chair Mark Ludwig for other matters, please make an appointment.
For general questions, please see department virtual hours: Wednesday: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
General Communication Studies
The General Communication Studies has the flexibility to select courses based in Small Group, Organizational, Interpersonal, Intercultural, Mass Communication, Rhetoric, New Media, and Film.
The Public Relations major has a theoretical base focused on the concepts of publics and how communication informs various audiences.
The Film major develops a deeper understanding of the art and practice of film and the artists whose vision have inspired generations of filmmakers.