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Communication Studies, BA

Program Overview

As a communication studies major, you'll study different aspects of communication, from social relationships to intercultural interactions to how texts are used to persuade and motivate.

The entire communication studies department is phenomenal. I have profited greatly from all in every facet of my education and beyond."


The USF communication studies major is flexible. After completing three foundational courses you'll work with a faculty adviser to plan a course of study that fits your personal and professional goals.

  • We offer classes in interpersonal communication, intercultural communication, rhetoric, health communication, and public relations.
  • Our award-winning professors offer courses that incorporate the latest research. 
  • Our elective internship class enables you to intern at businesses and organizations throughout the Bay Area.