Communication Studies, B.A.

The B.A. in Communication Studies provides maximum flexibility in planning for a variety of academic and occupational goals. The curriculum is personalized for each student and specific curricular, extracurricular, and internship programs are planned as integral parts of each student’s program. Communication Studies majors choose from the following focus areas: Public Communication and Persuasion; Media Studies; Intercultural and Interpersonal Communication; Organizational and Professional Communication; or Science, Environmental and Health Communication.

UCAS Advisors

The first champions on your academic journey are professional academic advisors in Roosevelt Hall. Academic advisors provide insight on courses to keep you on track within your major. To make an appointment with your academic advisor, log on to Starfish.

Academic Advisor

College of Arts and Sciences


Faculty Advisors

Faculty advisors are content matter and course option experts within each major. Meet with a faculty advisor to discuss research opportunities, career pathways, and preparation for graduate school. 

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Curriculum Sheets


20242022 – Accelerated Online Program

Major Entry Requirements

  • Complete 24 units including COM 100 or COM 110 and have an overall GPA of at least 2.00
  • Complete URI 101