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Department of Communication

The Department of Communication is housed within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) and currently serves approximately 400 undergraduate majors and 100 MA and PhD students.  

Our undergraduate program offers five concentrations in Public Relations, Journalism, Media Production & Criticism, Political Communication and Interpersonal & Organizational Communication.  Students earning a BA go on to successful careers at the local, national, and international level as well as pursuing graduate degrees.

Our graduate programs in Strategic Communication, Health Communication, and Science Communication allow students to pursue a Master's or PhD relevant to a wide range of professional fields.