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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Studies, B.A./B.S.

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Professors: Nick Backus, Claire Ferraris, Molly Mayhead, Frank Nevius, Emily Plec
Associate professor: Paula Baldwin
Assistant professor: Dana Schowalter


Committed to excellence in teaching, research and service in communication based on sound theory and practice, concentrating on understanding contexts and perspectives, preparing students for lifelong effective communication.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Learn and apply communication theories, perspectives, principles and concepts.
  2. Create messages appropriate to the audience, purpose and context.
  3. Critically analyze targeted messages.

Core Courses

Interpersonal and Organizational Communication

Rhetoric and Critical Thinking

Media, Culture and Society

Communication Studies Electives

Choose four: (12)

Choose from any COM courses not used to fulfill another requirement in the major.

Total Credits (66)

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