The Communication Studies Major

How to Become a Major

Entering students can simply declare Communication Studies as their major when enrolling.  Students who desire to change to a Communication Studies major can do so by bringing a completed "Major/Minor/Option Change Form" to the main office for a signature from the Chair (forms are avialble in our main Office--LA 301).


Once you are accepted into the department as a COMM major, you will be assigned an advisor with whom you will work to plan your major course of study. Freshmen and Sophomores will receive advising from Helen Houlihan ( in the H&S Advising Center in LA 133A.  Juniors and seniors will be assigned faculty advisors.

B.A. Requirements

Interested students may elect a special option within Communication Studies. Enrollment in an option is not required. Communication Studies offers three options.