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

Our undergraduate student Clarissa Toll presented her co-authored research on Recommender Systems and the Construction of User Identity at the CSU Research Competition on Feb. 27, 2015.

The Debate Team, under the direction of Professor Shawnee Biggerstaff, receives top honors at the "Sleet and Snow Forensic Invitational" at Concordia University of Nebraska.

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Faculty News

Dr. Sheil has been named an ACE Fellow for academic year 2015-16. Read the entire story in the faculty news.

Professor Gotch was elected by the WSCA Legislative Assembly to serve as a Member-at-Large to the Executive Council during 2015-2017.


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Upcoming Events

  • Dr. Muhtaseb will moderate the panel Deir Yassin--A Survivor's Story of Genocide at the Al-Awda Palestine National Center, Carslbad, CA on March 4, 2015 at 6:30 pm
  • Annual Department of Communication Symposium, April 23, 2015 - location TBA
  • International Communication Association Convention, May 21-25, 2015, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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