The Department of Communication Studies at Eastern Illinois University has more than 400 undergraduate students and 33 active graduate students. The department offers a B.A. in Communication Studies and a B.A. in Public Relations.
The program is the second-largest communication program in Illinois and third largest academic program at EIU. There are 24 full-time faculty, for a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1. This size ensures the department has the resources necessary to provide a quality education, while at the same time providing the small class sizes and personal attention that promote success.
Communication Studies is also a transfer friendly department for a number of reasons: