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Can you imagine a day without communicating with anyone? Communication is a central component of life. DePaul's Communication Studies program encourages you to think, speak and write clearly. Because communication involves interacting with others, courses require you to communicate in small groups, public, organizational, intercultural and performance settings.

You will be encouraged to become an ethical communicator, to view events from multiple perspectives, to understand the multicultural influences of communication in today's world and to question the basic problems of human communication in order to understand self, others and events.

Because communication is involved in the majority of professions, Communication Studies is a valuable degree, whether you're interested in working in politics, non-profit organizations, education or research.

With this program, you may choose to concentrate in Latino Media & Communication. This concentration will teach you how to think critically about all aspects of media and communication, with a particular focus on Latino media and Latino communities.

We also offer combined bachelor's/master's degree programs, which allow  you to complete a bachelor's degree and a graduate degree in five years. You may choose to combine your bachelor's in Communication Studies degree with one of the following master's degree programs:

  • Health Communication
  • Journalism
  • Media and Cinema Studies
  • Organizational and Multicultural Communication
  • Relational Communication