Prospective Students Communication Studies Furman University

As a Communication Studies major at Furman you'll engage in challenging courses that combine the study of traditional rhetoric with communication theory and media and film studies. You'll have the chance to put those skills to use as a member of our award-winning debate team, which offers a forum for students to engage in both friendly and competitive intellectual debate in weekly meetings and intercollegiate debate tournaments, and as a member of the media club, which broadcasts a campus news show. Our fully-equipped Media Lab, May Experience program, and study away internships will allow you to focus on your specific area of interest.

Program overview

Our courses equip students with a sense of history and understanding of the theories of communication, along with the methods of analyzing essential to making strong ethical and political judgments. Learn with us.

Career opportunities

From news anchor to press secretary, a Communication Studies degree can prepare you for hundreds of careers. Find your career.

Distinct faculty

With our ideal student-to-faculty ratio, you'll work and collaborate with professors who know your name. We're always ready to mentor you on a research project or help you understand challenging concepts. Get to know our faculty.

State-of-the-art facilities

Our Media Lab includes a television studio in which students produce a newscast that airs on the campus cable system. You'll find equipment for any digital communication class, including cameras, film systems for documentary courses, and editing programs. Learn about the Media Lab.

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The best way to learn about our Communication Studies program is to visit the campus, see our amazing facilities, meet our faculty, and see how much students are enjoying the program. You can schedule a communications classroom visit through the Admissions office. Visit today.

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Visit our admission site to fill out your Common Application. Tell us who you are. Get accepted and declare your major. Start now.

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Furman is one of the nation's premier liberal arts and sciences universities. We offer our students The Furman Advantage—an over-arching approach to education that promises every student a four-year personalized pathway, a team of advisors and mentors, and the opportunity for an engaged learning experience that is tracked and integrated with the students' academic and professional goals.

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