Undergraduate Degree Plan

In the Department of Communication Studies at Sam Houston State University, we explore the role of communication in life and work. With small classes, outstanding faculty, and access to multi-media equipment and software, you will enjoy a highly interactive experience while building your knowledge and skills. 

The Department of Communication Studies offers undergraduate and graduate degree plans and coursework that provide for a wide variety of career choices. In fact, a communication degree is listed in the Princeton Review’s “Top 10 Most Popular Majors”.

BA in Communication Studies. You will learn how to prepare and present informative and persuasive speeches using the latest technologies and acquire the skills necessary to engage in interpersonal, small group, and organizational forms of communication. You will also study nonverbal communication, argumentation and debate, family communication, principles of persuasion, and rhetoric and communication theories.

BA in Communication Studies with Teaching Certificate. Communication education enhances classroom instruction and is one of the most important skills for school administrators. Sam Houston State offers a Speech Communication degree with a secondary teaching certificate.