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.