Department of Communication Studies

Our goal is to nurture intentionally ethical, creative, and effective communicators. All of our majors participate in a core of communication classes that develop theory-based oral and written communication skills, critical thinking competencies, and creative problem-solving abilities. Our graduates understand communication theory and its skilled use to enhance a variety of professional and personal outcomes.


University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,
Portland, Oregon 97203-5798