The Department of Communication offers more than 40 courses that present considerable breadth and depth in the areas of rhetoric, media studies, and human communication. We provide a range of resources and programs for students including academically rigorous classes, opportunities to work closely with professors on research, creative teaching that often includes service learning, regular research colloquia and guest speakers, a national honorary society, and more.
Since 1996 our department has housed the Delta Upsilon chapter of the National Communication Association's honor society, Lambda Pi Eta. The organization aims to foster and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies, stimulate interest in the field, promote and encourage professional development, discuss and exchange ideas in the field, establish and maintain closer relationships between faculty and students, and explore opportunities for graduate study. To qualify, students must have: