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Advocating change. Engaging difference. Leading with purpose.
The Department of Communication Studies is home to almost 500 students majoring and minoring in the three primary dimensions of communication studies:
The major provides both theory and research as well as applicable skills that will prepare you for a variety of careers.
The Department of Communication Studies offers the following undergraduate programs:
If you’re interested in studying communication studies and want to talk with a departmental representative about our program, please email communicationstudies AT_TOWSON. We would love to talk with you about our department, the major, and career options for our students.
Are you considering an internship for credit? Find out about the internship approval process.
If you have questions about advising, review the advising resources and make an appointment with your adviser. Don't delay in registering for courses.
Do you want to improve your public speaking skills or get help with an upcoming class presentation? Make an appointment with our peer mentors in the Public Communication Center today.
Read the TU Department of Communication Studies Statement of Solidarity and Action (PDF) to learn how we are standing with our Black students, faculty and staff, and community.
Undergraduate students in the Department of Communication Studies
Public speaking appointments at the Public Communication Center each term
Average COMM class size
Dr. Adebayo is developing a health communication course with a focus on the experiences of racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S. and internationally. Dr. Tristano's project is “‘My First Words Were Knock-Knock-Knock Housekeeping’: Performing Humor, Brownness, and Femme on RuPaul’s Drag Race.”
Dr. Cooper is planning a Scotland study abroad program.
Read about Paige Trzaskawka and Tiger Pride Day 2021 in “COFAC Today.“
Check the master calendar for all fall events.
Our symposium has been scheduled for spring 2022.
Our public speaking competition will take place in spring 2022.