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

July 17, 2020

Student Turns Passion for Musicals Into Graduate Research Project

Student Turns Passion for Musicals Into Graduate Research Project

By Margaux Nersesian, Strategic Communication major, Class of 2021 Student Laine Zizka has turned her passion for musicals into a thought-provoking research project for... Read More

March 6, 2020

Senior Wins First Place at Texas Oratorical Contest

Senior Wins First Place at Texas Oratorical Contest

By Jenni Royston, News and Media Studies major, Class of 2020 Michael Brown, a senior Communication Studies major in the Bob Schieffer College of... Read More

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 major, Class of 2020 Two TCU students are headed to San Antonio this month to compete in the... Read More