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Department of Communication Studies

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Why study communication studies?

Because effective and ethical communication is at the core of family, of human organizations of all types, and of democratic decision making.

The department offers a broad view of human communication. This includes management of conflict; communication in intimate, friendship, family, and work relationships; communication and new technologies; communication in legal settings; interaction in groups and committees; communication in organizations; speech writing; study of persuasion and public influence; and intercultural communication.

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