Two-Year Course Schedule for Communication Studies

Some courses are not offered every year. Plan your studies by consulting the two-year schedule of course offerings on this page, and the updated course schedule in Self Serve.

Fall 2021

CST 101 Intro to Communication Studies
CST 107 Public Speaking for Change
CST 225 Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others 
CST 233 From Corporations to Social Movements: Understanding Organizational Communication
CST 301 Media and Society 
CST 307 Advanced Public Speaking
CST 320 Rhetorical Theory and Criticism 
CST 330 Qualitative Research Methods
CST 332 Transforming Small Group Communication
CST 352 News Writing and Reporting
CST 391: Imagining Our Future(s): Racial Justice, Climate Crisis, and Covid-19
CST 402 Social Media and Cultures 
CST 425 Radical Relationships: Love, Care, Grief
CST 431 Intercultural Communication and Identity
CST 475 Senior Project

Spring 2022

CST 101 Intro to Communication Studies
CST 107 Public Speaking for Change
CST 225 Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others 
CST 233 From Corporations to Social Movements: Understanding Organizational Communication
CST 297 Communication Practicum
CST 300 Quantitative Research Methods
CST 301 Media and Society
CST 320 Rhetorical Theory and Criticism
CST 327 Argumentation and Advocacy
CST 330 Qualitative Research Methods
CST 332 Transforming Small Group Communication
CST 352 News Writing and Reporting 
CST 362 Intro to Public Relations
CST 411 Communication Across Barriers 
CST 425 Radical Relationships: Love, Care, Grief
CST 431 Intercultural Communication and Identity 
CST 434 Researching Organizational Life: Identity, Culture, Voice
CST 440 Broadcast Criticism 
CST 470 Plants, Nonhuman Animals, Food Systems, and Climate Communication
CST 475 Senior Project
CST 491 Special Topic Course
CST 497 Communication Internship

Fall 2022

CST 101 Intro to Communication Studies
CST 107 Public Speaking for Change
CST 225 Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others 
CST 233 From Corporations to Social Movements: Understanding Organizational Communication
CST 265 Creativity and Digital Tools
CST 297 Communication Practicum
CST 300 Quantitative Research Methods
CST 301 Media and Society 
CST 302 Communicating Science in Public
CST 307 Advanced Public Speaking
CST 320 Rhetorical Theory and Criticism 
CST 330 Qualitative Research Methods
CST 332 Transforming Small Group Communication
CST 333 The Future of Work
CST 335 Visual Communication
CST 352 News Writing and Reporting
CST 362 Intro to Public Relations
CST 370 Environmental Organizing and Advocacy
CST 391: Imagining Our Future(s): Racial Justice, Climate Crisis, and Covid-19
CST 401 Rhetoric of Politics 
CST 402 Social Media and Cultures 
CST 416 Communication and Conflict
CST 425 Radical Relationships: Love, Care, Grief
CST 431 Intercultural Communication and Identity
CST 432: The Global Commons: Gendered Storytelling, Feminist Futures, and Liberation
CST 434 Researching Organizational Life: Identity, Culture, Voice
CST 452 Public Affairs Reporting

Spring 2023

CST 101 Intro to Communication Studies
CST 107 Public Speaking for Change
CST 225 Interpersonal Communication: Relating to Others 
CST 233 From Corporations to Social Movements: Understanding Organizational Communication
CST 297 Communication Practicum
CST 300 Quantitative Research Methods
CST 301 Media and Society
CST 320 Rhetorical Theory and Criticism
CST 327 Argumentation and Advocacy
CST 330 Qualitative Research Methods
CST 332 Transforming Small Group Communication
CST 352 News Writing and Reporting 
CST 362 Intro to Public Relations
CST 403 Communication Law 
CST 410 Communication Theory
CST 411 Communication Across Barriers 
CST 431 Intercultural Communication and Identity 
CST 433 Critical Perspectives on Work, Labor, and Organizing
CST 434 Researching Organizational Life: Identity, Culture, Voice
CST 435 Visual Culture
CST 445 Cinema Storytelling and Cultural Persuasion
CST 453 Multimedia Journalism
CST 470 Plants, Nonhuman Animals, Food Systems, and Climate Communication
CST 475 Senior Project
CST 491 Special Topic Course 
CST 497 Communication Internship

Examples of Special Topics offered this year or last:

CST 391: The Politics of Motherhoods
CST 391: Imagining Our Futures: Making Sense of COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, and Climate Change
CST 491: Embodiments of Place: Ecology, Trauma, and Belonging
CST 491: Resist! Activist Communication for Social and Environmental Justice
CST 491: Ecology, Evolution, and Culture of East Africa |
CST 492: Gender and Women's Studies Minor Capstone