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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.

Why Choose EIU for Communication Studies?

We believe in everything our program has to offer, but let's narrow it down to a few key reasons you should check us out.



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PRSSA Meetings

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PRSSA Meetings

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


PRSSA Meetings

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


PRSSA Meetings

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


PRSSA Meetings

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Students Display Public Speaking Skills at Betty Lou Balasi Public Speaking Contest

Melissa Martinez, a freshman Chemistry major from Chicago, IL, won the 2015 Betty Lou Balasi Public ...

Student Media Productions Honored at 2015 EIU Multimedia Contest

On May 4, the Department of Communication awarded exceptional student media productions at the 2015 ...

PSA Produced by EIU Students to Air on Television Stations Throughout Illinois

The Energy Education Council has revealed a new television public service announcement that was crea...

Scholarship & Awards Ceremony Recognizes Top Communication Studies Students

The Department of Communication Studies held its annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony to recognize...

EIU Graduate Student Receives Top Student Paper Award

Eastern Illinois University graduate student Audra Clodfelter received the Top Student Paper Award f...

EIU Communication Studies Major Wins 2015 Illinois Broadcasters Association Scholarship

Eastern Illinois University has announced the recipient of the 2015 Illinois Broadcasters Associatio...

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