The Communication Studies department is located on the 4th floor where you'll find our faculty, staff, and graduate student offices. It also houses our Communication Research Space, where faculty conduct experimental research as well as interview studies.
Members of the Sanford I. Berman Debate Forum-2012
Our Master's program offer concentrations in Public Communication and Interpersonal Communication. Recent graduates of our program have continued into top Ph.D. programs as well as in careers such as conflict mediation and non-profit management. Several others are instructors for community colleges in the area as well as across the country.
Communication Studies faculty member, Erika Engstrom, recently published her book, "The Bride Factory: Mass Media Portrayals of Women and Weddings" through publisher Peter Lang.
Shannon Stevens currently attends the University of Minnesota where she is pursuing her Ph.D. in Rhetorical Studies. Currently a Visiting Instructor for the COM department, Ms. Farrell teaches COM 102: Introduction to Interpersonal Communication.
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The Department of Communication Studies offers programs of study at the undergraduate and graduate levels designed to understand and improve all facets of human verbal and nonverbal interaction through teaching, research, and service to our students, the university, the professional community, and the public.