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 Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. This major teaches you how and why that happens and how to do it effectively.
Study communication as it relates to persuasion, culture, gender, families, activism, rhetoric, semiotics, and organizations/groups.
Communication Studies - Communication
Minor in Communication
In the communication minor, study communication as it relates to public speaking, culture, gender, families, activism, rhetoric, semiotics, and organizations/groups.
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.
Several lab spaces allow you to explore the role of communication specialists.
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
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