Welcome to the Department of Communication
The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in communication. Students build a variety of communication skills in areas such as interpersonal communication, communication theory, public speaking, oral interpretation and debate, and media writing.
In addition to quality academic instruction, Lamar students have opportunity to participate in internships in a variety of work settings across the nation. Students may also gain real-world experience on the staff of KVLU Public Radio, or by working with Lamar's student-run television station, LUTV, which broadcasts a variety of student-created programming on local cable. Our award-winning student newspaper, the University Press, provides excellent opportunities for journalism majors.