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Communication Studies


"The Liberal Arts department has been great in helping me with my double major in communication and psychology. As a result of the relationships I forged in the Communication Department at UIU, I was given the opportunity to be part of the National Communication Association's Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society where I was exposed to a lot of different divisions in communications. I have built a strong foundation in understanding communication and how it could enhance my future. Being part of the UIU Communication Club has also made me appreciate and learn more about the communication world. Also, as an intern at the Office of Communication and Marketing I have taken advantage of a big opportunity to see and learn how the field of communication is used in a daily basis."

Ain Suraya Mior Azri
Class of 2013
Communication Studies & Psychology Major

The communication Studies major provides students with the opportunity to learn about the central role communication has in our lives. Students learn to identify, analyze, and evaluate various communication goals and successfully adapt message to the demands of complex situations. As a global citizen, students learn to understand, value, and mange diverse communication behaviors associated with people from other groups, organizations, and cultures. As communication professionals, students gain competence in the theoretical and ethical foundations that inform research, organizational, and professional practices. A major in communication studies prepares students for a processional career in government, industry, academia, or graduate school.

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