Communication Studies

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The Communication Studies minor provides students with a well-rounded approach to understanding the role of communication in society. This minor is not available for communication studies majors.

Hours Required


Degree Plan

Graduate Degree Opportunities After Graduation

communication, media studies, critical and cultural studies, rhetoric, organizational communication interpersonal communication, sociology, training and development

Course Catalog Listing

Study Abroad Opportunities

New Zealand and Australia, Ireland

Research Opportunities

Please see recent student research ('>'> ) and productions ('>'> ).

Student Professional Organizations

Lambda Pi Eta (Communication Honorary)
Public Relations Student Society of America
Forensics (Speech Team)
Students in the Illinois News Broadcasters Association

Professional Development Opportunities

Internships, practicum, WEIU-TV, WEIU-FM, The Odyssey

Graduate Assistant Opportunities

Teaching, Technology Lab Management, International Student, research assistant

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Faculty Research Interests

Please see the recent list of faculty publications at

Faculty Honors & Awards

Please see faculty awards and honors at

Communication Studies, Buzzard Hall 2536
Contact Name: Dr. Matthew Gill, Department Chair
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