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Department of Communication Studies

We teach, research, and advance how communication in all its forms shapes identity, community, and culture.

Department of
Communication Studies

We teach, research, and advance how communication in all its forms shapes identity, community, and culture.

Who Are You?

Develop invaluable skills the world needs.

Discover our flexibility, rigor, mentorship, and community.

Find Your Connection

In the Department of Communication Studies at CSU, you will be immersed in a comprehensive, flexible, and customizable program of study that investigates communication and meaning in all its forms. All degree-seeking undergraduate and graduate students are uplifted by a caring community of scholars and peers who are eager to be challenged, inspired, and make a difference. Our award-winning faculty are passionate teachers who center diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and the curriculum. You will find connections that lead you directions you never imagined possible.

Get to Know Us

We are a caring and supportive community of teachers, scholars, students, and staff who are passionate about communication’s centrality to our lives.

  • Our approach to the study of communication is limitless.
  • Our values set us apart.
  • Our programs and people make anything possible.
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