The Communication Studies Department Honors Program allows exceptional communication studies students to independently explore an area of the discipline through a research or creative project conducted with a faculty mentor of their choosing.
In four independent studies, totaling 12 credits, the honors student works directly with the faculty mentor on this project. This opportunity is open to students with a 3.5 GPA who complete this application form.
Students have completed a wide variety of projects in the Honors Program that have directly applied to their graduate studies or professional endeavors. Click here to read more about the exciting projects that happen in the Honors Program in communication studies.
The courses are typically taken in the following sequence:
When offered, CMN 4666 - Honors Seminar (3 credits) can be substituted for one of the Honors Independent Study classes.
Students who have completed the Departmental Honors requirements and have a 3.5 GPA at graduation will be certified as graduates of the Honors College.
As each course in the sequence runs an independent study, students must fill out a simple form for each course. Each can be found below in .docx form (Control+click [Mac] or right click [PC] to save).
More information about department honors programs at Eastern is available at the Honors College website. For further information about the department Honors Program in Communication Studies, please contact Dr. David Gracon.
Office: Coleman Hall 1814