Major and Minor
Communication Studies Major and Minor at Davidson
Communication Studies at Davidson is interdisciplinary, with opportunities to take a variety of Communication courses, particularly in the subfields of mass communication, intercultural communication, and rhetoric as well as courses in other interdisciplinary fields.
The goal of Communication Studies at Davidson is to help students become better communicators as well as more critical consumers of communication in a variety of contexts. We help students become more thoughtful, reflective, and involved in the processes of communication in a variety of personal, professional, and civic settings.
The introductory courses in Communication Studies provide a broad introduction to the discipline and cultivate basic communication skills, while more advanced courses focus on the theory and criticism of communication in a variety of public and mediated settings.
Communication Studies students may also have an additional opportunity for professional development by serving as peer tutors in the college’s Speaking Center, where they provide help to other Davidson students on their classroom presentations.
If you are interested in pursuing a major or minor, please contact Department Chair Amanda R. Martinez at email@example.com as early as possible to discuss curricular options.
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