Majoring & Minoring
The Communication Studies major requires a total of 8 courses (29-32 credits), comprised of 5 required courses (20 credits) and 3 elective courses (9-12 credits) in the major.
All of the courses in the Communication Studies major involve a significant amount of writing, research, and creative work. Several courses engage in the teaching of writing, research, and creative methods and are designated as COM Writing Intensive Courses.
Major in Communication Studies
Minor in Communication Studies
Five courses, including Communication Studies 75-134 and 4 additional 3-4 credit Communication Studies electives, three of which must be upper level. See the Education Department for information regarding teacher certification in communication studies.