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

Department of Communication Studies

  • APU Student Newspaper, Magazine Win Prominent Awards

    Writers for The Clause, Azusa Pacific University’s student weekly paper, and Collide, the school’s monthly student magazine, won national awards from premier organizations of news professionals.

  • TEDxAzusaPacificUniversity Announces Speaker Line-Up

    TEDxAzusaPacificUniversity will take place on Tues., April 7, 2015, from 1-4:30 p.m., in Upper Turner Campus Center, located on East Campus, at 901 E. Alosta Ave., in Azusa. Watch the streaming event online, visit apu.edu/live.

  • APU Student Wins Prestigious Broadcast Award

    Azusa Pacific University student Tyler Hill, a resident of Monument, Colorado, won first place in Audio Production for Small Colleges at the Broadcast Education Association’s Festival of Media Arts for his KAPU show “Discovery.”

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