About this course
The Communication Studies Department seeks to develop students’ communication skills and theoretical perspectives through learning experiences that will equip them to communicate throughout life. Courses in this department focus on the communication skills used in interpersonal, group, public, and cultural contexts.
The department currently offers an emphasis in Speech Communication. The mastery of speech communication skills enables students to communicate more effectively in interpersonal, intercultural, group, and public situations. Principles of communication theory provide students with a basis for understanding and analyzing the role of communication and rhetoric in society.