Communication is the study of the ways humans interact. The Communication Studies concentration explores how we interact with our entire world and how we form our identities, constantly, through spoken and written words, social media, and mass media like television and streaming video. Communication can be studied at many different levels, including between two people, a group, people in organizations, or people using media like Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. This major teaches you how and why that happens and how to do it effectively.
Communication Studies - Communication
For students in the Communication Studies concentration and Communication major in general, Coastal provides multiple opportunities to get hands-on experience to prepare you for a career.
The Chanticleer Newspaper
Teal Nation Communications
Several lab spaces allow you to explore the role of communication specialists.
Digital Production Studio
Minor in Communication
The communication minor is beneficial to all those who would like to examine and analyze communication behaviors as they occur in social situations, and offers a great complement to a wide variety of majors from both the humanities and sciences.
The faculty members in Communication Studies are active researchers.
Communication and Identity Formation; Media Literacy; Representations of Gender, Race, Class, Sexuality, and Consumerism
Ethnographic Film, Experimental Film, Intercultural Communication, Sensory Ethnography
Family, Education, Activism and Advocacy; Death and Dying; Tourism
Student and Alumni Work
Other Concentrations in Communication
Popular Certificates and Minors
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