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The Department of Communication Studies, housed in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, offers two distinct undergraduate degrees and two minors. The department also advises: the student newspaper, The Clause; the campus radio station, KAPU; and an internationally ranked Forensics (Speech and Debate) Team.

The department also 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.

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