Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies

This is the place to explore your ideas, find your voice, develop your research skills, and make your future bright. We encourage you to dive into all that we offer!

The Department of Communication Studies is one of the largest departments within the School of Liberal Arts. In the Department, you will find rigorous collaborative learning environments, internationally recognized teaching and research faculty, and engaged students. 

Communication Studies at a Glance


                      Courses                                           Major                                      Career  

             70 courses available                         Skill based; essential              Unlimited career opportunities


        “I love my major. I love the classes. I love the professors. I made the right decision."    

             ---Grant Bowen, Communication Studies major

Our department offers the following areas of study:

Why Communication Studies?

        Because most employers desire an employee with good communication skills, it’s wise to choose Communication Studies as your major. It will open doors to a rich and exciting area of study that will help you develop intellectually and professionally. The more engaged you are in the Department, the better your educational experience at IUPUI will be.