Communication Studies

Our Mission

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

alumni

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

February 14, 2020

TCU Orators to Compete in Battle of Flowers Contest

TCU Orators to Compete in Battle of Flowers Contest

By Jenni Royston, News and Media Studies, Class of 2020 Two TCU students are headed to San Antonio this month to compete in the annual... Read More

December 6, 2019

Putnam Announces Retirement

Putnam Announces Retirement

By Desaray Hickombottom, Communication Studies major, Class of 2020 Michael Putnam, a Communication Studies instructor, is retiring after six years at TCU. During his... Read More

November 22, 2019

Alumna Hosts Schieffer College Students at JPMorgan Chase Headquarters

Alumna Hosts Schieffer College Students at JPMorgan Chase Headquarters

By Desaray Hickombottom, Communication Studies major, Class of 2020 TCU Schieffer College alumna and Board of Visitors member Elizabeth Jenswold ‘89 recently hosted two... Read More