Department of Communication Studies


...Where the message matters!

Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies. Our department is rich with opportunities to examine the fundamental role that communication plays in the world around us.  Courses in our department will help students build skills and a theoretical understanding to craft effective messages appropriate for specific audiences. Choose from an array of flexible degree programs designed to provide students the ability to tailor their curriculum to their skills and interests. Students are highly encouraged to engage in our dynamic internship program, study abroad, independent research, co-op, and top-notch student organizations.  We believe our experienced faculty, professional production studios, and our calendar of annual networking events will provide students the premier experience necessary to succeed in today's competitive market.

Take the time to explore our website and our selection of  degree programs.

             MAJOR PROGRAMS

            MINOR PROGRAMS


If you are a prospective student (either freshman or transfer) and you would like an individual tour of our faciltiies, please call the Department Secretary, Shelly Reifke at (315) 312-2357 and she will make arrangements for you.

Looking forward to seeing you on campus.

If you have any questions, feel free to email the Communication Studies Department Chairperson 

Department of Communication Studies
17 Lanigan Hall
SUNY Oswego
Oswego, NY 13126
Phone: 315.312.2357
Fax: 315.312.5658