The Department of Communication Studies is concerned with human interaction and communication in all its forms.  The Communication Studies Department provides research, teaching and service to enable students to develop understanding and skills in order to thrive in a global communication environment of unremitting change and increasing diversity. To this end the department offers a 42 credit hour undergraduate major in Communication Studies, and graduate courses leading to a Master of Arts in Communication Management.  A minor is available.

The Department offers a number of scholarships and awards for outstanding majors.  Please check the Student Page for instructions in how to apply.

Students interested in studying communication should consult the department chair as well as the requirements set by the School of Arts and Humanities.  If you are interested in applying to UAB as a graduate or undergraduate, please consult the Prospective Students page.

Contact Us

Phone: (205) 934-3877
Fax: (205) 934-8916
    Heritage Hall Building 302
    1720 2nd Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35294-1152
     Department of Communication Studies
     1401 University Boulevard
     Heritage Hall Building 302
     Birmingham, AL 35294-1152