Communication Studies

Our Mission

To educate students to think and communicate in ethical and effective ways that will enrich their personal and professional lives.

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Alumna Janella Combs Kamai ('00)


From Communication Studies to Alaska’s Courtrooms

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As a communication studies major, you will understand the intricacies of interpersonal and public communication processes needed for a variety of careers, as well as further professional or academic study.

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Dr. Melissa Schroeder, Ph.D.


Associate Professor

Dr. Melissa Schroeder specializes in strategic interpersonal communication. Her most recent course offerings focus on applying communication research and theory to mediator training as well as preparing students to transition from academic settings to business and professional employment.

Recent News

December 10, 2022

Paul King Celebrates 42 years at TCU

Paul King Celebrates 42 years at TCU

The Bob Schieffer College of Communication honors Paul King, Ph.D. on his retirement, which concluded a 42-year faculty career at TCU. As a teacher,... Read More

November 23, 2022

5 Things @TCUSchieffer: What Makes Holiday Food the Best of the Year

5 Things @TCUSchieffer: What Makes Holiday Food the Best of the Year

With the holiday season upon us, the discourse around food becomes commonplace as families and friends converse about and over meals. Based on her... Read More

April 15, 2022

Alumnus Shares How a Communication Studies Degree Benefits His Career

Alumnus Shares How a Communication Studies Degree Benefits His Career

The Department of Communication Studies celebrated its Gorvetzian Family Speaker Series with alumnus Clint Sanders ’07. A generous gift from Ken and Lori Gorvetzian... Read More