Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies website. This site is provided for current and future students, faculty, and anyone else who wants to learn about our activities. In addition to providing the latest news from students and faculty in our department, this site provides several resources for current students. These resources include internship opportunities, upcoming events, departmental clubs, course scheduling, and advising. For graduate students, we present information about our program and how to apply to our program. Feel free to browse our site and be sure to contact us if you have any questions.

CSUSB Bulletin - Communication Studies

Communication Studies Department, Comm Connection 2013

Communication Studies Department Magazine

Student News

Coyote Chronicle Executive Editor and undergraduate student, Koby Heramil, has been accepted to attend graduate school to earn her M.A. degree at Northwestern University.

This fall, graduate student, Brent Austin will be attending the University of Utah to earn his PhD.

Undergraduate student Guadalupe Alatorre was honored as the 2014 Department of Communication Studies' Student Commencement Speaker.

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Faculty News

On May 28, 2014, Professor Donna Gotch received the Faculty Appreciation Award from the Interfraternity Council to honor her commitment to students and her high quality teaching.

Professor Gotch teaches a variety of communication classes, from Oral Communication to Ethical Aspects of Communication.


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Upcoming Events

  • May 20, 2014: Screening of Bless Me, Ultima (discussion led by Bradford Owen), PL 5005, 6:00 pm
  • May 22-26, 2014: International Communication Association, Seattle, WA
  • June 3, 2014: Lambda Pi Eta Induction, Panorama Room, 12:00 pm
  • June 4, 2014: COMM 346 Final projects screening & Local Matters pieces, SMSU Theater, 5:00 pm

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Department of Communication Studies
University Hall, room 018
(909) 537 - 5815