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