A message from the chair:
...Where the message matters!
The Department of Communication Studies 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.
- Broadcasting and mass communication - BA
- Communication and social interaction - BA
- Journalism - BA
- Public relations - BA
- 4 + 1 MBA program
- Integrated media graduate certificate
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, Megan Kropf, 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 Communication Studies Department Chairperson Mary Toale
Department of Communication Studies
17 Lanigan Hall
Oswego, NY 13126
Welcome Fall 2016!
The online graduation application for May 2017 is now available. You must apply in order to graduate!
To apply, login to myOswego, select the Student Records tab and click “Apply for Graduation”. For more information on graduation, please visit http://www.oswego.edu/administration/registrar/senior_graduation.html
Student Accomplishments & Accolades:
Check out communication and social interaction major Lizzy Marks' blog post A Student Athlete's Guide: The Final Buzzer, on her emotions when the Laker women's hockey team played its final game. Lizzy's blog just got national pickup from the HERO Sports Network: http://herosports.com/news/a-student-athletes-guide-to-the-final-buzzer
Professor Marybeth Longo students' BEA Student Media Competition 2016 Honorable Mention in Promotion Category. Check it out here!
Faculty in the News!
Professor Sarah Bozek discusses work-life balance in the article "The Blur Between Work and Life—What Tomorrow’s PR Practitioners Need to Know about Their Chosen Career". Check it out here.
Professor Arvind Diddi was interviewed in Washington, D.C. about the impact social media has on the presidential race. Check out the article here.