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Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies is a diverse community of students and faculty interested in exploring the complex and dynamic nature of communication in multiple contexts. The department offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with options in Communication Society & Pop Culture, Corporate Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Mass Communication (Broadcast News or Electronic Media Production), and Public Relations. For students interested in advanced study, the Communication Studies department offers a graduate program for a Master of Arts degree.

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Photos from Communication Day (April 23, 2014)

Keynote speaker Dr. Jimmie Manning, Associate Professor of Communication at Northern Illinois Univer...

Photos from Broadcast Industry Fair (March 26, 2014)

Here’s a gallery of photos from the 2014 Broadcast Industry Fair, held at Eastern on March 26,...

EIU student to compete at national speech tournament

    Good luck to Eastern Illinois University’s Austin Mejdrich, who will compete in ...

WEIU News Watch a winner in state contest

        Congratulations to WEIU-TV News Watch staff members who took home three ...

Graduate student wins top paper award at regional conference

Amanda Feder, a second-year graduate student in Communication Studies from Arlington Heights (Buffal...

EIU Broadcast Industry Fair set for Wednesday, March 26

Eastern will host its annual Broadcast Industry Fair on Wednesday, March 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:...

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