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2018-2019 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Studies Department

Communication Studies (B.A.)

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The Department of Communication Studies prepares our students to be effective and ethical communicators in their professional, relational, and cultural roles. Our students learn to critique and create messages in multiple contexts. We emphasize the intersections of theory and practice as the foundation for problem solving, creativity, critical thinking, and understanding the diversity of communication practices.

Majors housed in the Department of Communication Studies:

BA in Communication Studies
BA in Public Relations
BS in Health Communication
BA in Television & Video Production

Option areas in the Communication Studies major:

Corporate Communication
Interpersonal Communication
Mass Communication: Broadcasting concentration
Communication in Organizations (online)

Total semester hours required for the degree in Communication Studies: 120 semester hours
Minimum semester hours required for the Communication Studies major: 45 semester hours

The Communication Studies major comprises the following courses:


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