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Communication Studies

The core courses combine theory and practice as students study the historical and conceptual foundations of the field of communication. An historical understanding of communication theory is useful but insufficient in a globally competitive world, so the major in communication studies also equips students with the competencies most prized by employers including strong oral and written communication, effective interpersonal and group communication skills, critical thinking, meeting planning, and problem-solving/decision-making (Booher, 2003).


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Dr. Candice Thomas-Maddox, Ed.D.



Information about the faculty

Nicole Blau Ph.D, The University of Kentucky Assistant Professor 529 Brasee Ext. 601
Karen Evans Ph.D.,Southern Illinois University Instructor 504 Brasee Ext. 279
Anne Greenleaf   Instructor Brasee
Beth Hawks M.A., Ohio University Instructor Brasee
Pamela Kaylor Ph.D., Ohio University Instructor 532 Brasee Ext. 662
Esther Rodriguez M.A., The Ohio State University Instructor Brasee
Shianne Swinehart M.B.A., Capital University Instructor Brasee
Candice Thomas-Maddox Ed.D., West Virginia University Professor 542 Brasee Ext. 657



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