Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Gather Here. Go Far

NSU is where success begins. Here professors know their subjects and how to get you ready for a career after you graduate. We empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens by creating and sustaining a culture of learning and discovery.

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

The Communication Studies program at Northeastern State University offers you the opportunity to specialize in Communication in Relationships or Corporate Communication. There is also a structured minor in Leadership Communication. 

Along with excellent classroom instruction, our award winning students have the opportunity to hone their communication skills in a variety of applied settings. The program houses the Communication Lab and the Forensics (Speech and Debate) Team.

If you are interested in a career in a communication-related field, the Communication Studies program has a place for you.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop and deliver different types of assessed oral presentations.
  2. Reduce the level of speech anxiety.
  3. Formulate communication strategies that acknowledge the diverse characteristics within a global society.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to identify significant ethical issues within communication contexts.
  5. Construct speech acts within a variety of contexts that allows for constructive conflict and disagreement.
  6. To present intellectual product in public forums.
  7. Explain, predict, and/or control a variety of communication events by evoking relevant communication theories.

The Communication Studies program at Northeastern State University offers you the opportunity to specialize in Communication in Relationships or Corporate Communication. There is also a structured minor in Leadership Communication. 

 

Students can choose any of the following: Minor in Communication Studies Minor, Leadership Communication Minor, or Professional Media Communication Minor.

 

The 12-hour Presentation Design and Delivery certificate offers strategies to improve general public speaking and persuasion skills as well as innovative techniques exploring presentations in the 21st century. The certification will improve speaking confidence, establish presentation design fundamentals, and implement delivery strategies focused on effective messages to specific audiences.

Courses include:

COMM 2213 Public Speaking

COMM 3223 Business and Professional Communication

COMM 3403 Persuasion OR COMM 3103 Argumentation and Critical Thinking

COMM 2453 Media Literacy

The 12-hour Collaborative Communication in the Workplace certificate explores working together with individuals and groups to achieve a common goal. Efficient 21st century collaborative communication is examined through achievement of outcomes, 

problem-solving, active listening, fulfilling group roles, and consideration of diverse perspectives. 

Courses include:

COMM 3303 Group Dynamics

COMM 3453 Conflict Management

COMM 4223 Leadership Communication

COMM 2543 Intercultural Communication OR COMM 2313 Interpersonal Communication

 

 

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  • Tahlequah

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Career Services

What can I do with a major in Communication Studies?

PROGRAM CHAIR

Dr. Dana EversoleDr. Dana Eversole
eversole@nsuok.edu
(918) 444-2891

For more information about degree requirements, visit the NSU catalog.

 

Future Students

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Degree available at

  • Tahlequah

Transferring to NSU?

Make your transition to NSU as smooth and seamless as possible.

Visit Transfer Student Services for more information.