Department of Communication Mission Image


Our department embraces innovative humanistic and social scientific approaches to inquiry and engagement in health, media, organizational and relational communication, with emphases on culture, performance, and social justice.

Concentrations/Research Emphases:

  • Critical Cultural Studies
  • Health Communication
  • Interpersonal-Small Group Communication
  • Media Studies
  • Organizational Communication
  • Performance Studies

Commitment to Student Success:
The Department of Communication seeks to foster an equitable learning environment where students can thrive. The Department is committed to proactively identifying, addressing, and changing structures and practices that adversely impact student experiences and impede student success.