Welcome

The Department of Communication Studies, housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers two distinct undergraduate degrees and two minors. The department runs two nationally award-winning student publications, The Clause newspaper and Collide magazine. It also has a campus radio station, KAPU; visual media unit, Capture; and an internationally ranked Forensics (Speech and Debate) Team.

The department hosts the annual David C. Bicker Communication Ethics Conference each spring. This conference showcases faculty and student research, scholarship, and reflective thinking on relevant issues in communication ethics. Read more about the Ethics Conference.

Learn more about the department and our faculty.

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

News & Features

  • 1899 Dining Hall Gets 2015 Makeover

    Azusa Pacific University’s 1899 Dining Hall underwent an extensive remodel and menu update this summer. Diners will experience a fresh take on convenient, made-to-order meals in a modern, customer-friendly environment.

  • Free GRE Training Workshop

    APU's Pew College Society will offer a GRE training session on Wednesday, September 23. Register today to attend.

  • Perserverance

    The Clapham Saints exemplified a deep faith in the midst of trials as they worked to abolish slavery in 18th-century London.Their example can inspire today's believers to place their confidence more fully in the Lord.