Communication Studies

As a Communication Studies (CMST) student, you'll learn how to meet complex communication challenges across cultural, organizational, relational, and rhetorical contexts within the dynamic 21st century.

Your faculty will introduce you to relevant theories and concepts and provide skill-building, collaboration, and scholarship experiences to your classes.

The mission of the Communication Studies Department is to promote communication expertise via personal and professional development.

Learn more about what CMST can offer you.

Programs for All

Learn the essentials of great communication for any situation. Or achieve a career in the business or non-profit world.

It's all possible with the Communication Studies Department's undergraduate programs:

  • Applied Communication major
  • Leadership & Advocacy major
  • Organizational & Corporate Communication major
  • General Communication minor

Research Opportunities

Explore a topic that's important to you and the world around you.

CMST students research a wide range of debatable issues, from gender power dynamics, social media, and distortion to representations of race, abortion, and culture.