Communication Studies Course Information
Practicums & Internships
Dr. Erin Hollenbaugh interviews recent
Communication Studies graduates:
David discusses his experiences in the
program and how they relate to his
Lisa Williams Video
Administrative Assistant to the
Honorable Taryn L. Heath
Stark County Court of Common Pleas
Kristin Hill Video
Multicultural Recruitment Coordinator
The University of Mount Union
Ashley Meinke Video
Thomas Murphy Video
Project Manager & Online Marketing
Sanctuary Media Group
IMAGE: Daymond John COMM
Communication Studies students network
with Daymond John from Shark Tank.
Communication Studies Degree Overview
Communication Studies DegreeThere are six concentrations in the major, three of which can be completed at Kent State Stark - applied, interpersonal and organizational communication.
Regardless of their concentration, all students in communication studies take a 15-credit core that covers a basic introduction to human communication, foundational skills for communication, communication theory, communication research methods and a communication diversity course. All students also take 15 credits required in each of the individual concentration and 15 additional credits of communication electives.
Bachelor of Arts in Communication StudiesThese concentrations can be completed at the Stark Campus.
Program Requirements & Roadmap
- Global Communication
- Health Communication
- Public Communication
Students have a unique opportunity to continue their education by combining their Technical Communications associate degree from Stark State College with courses in Applied Communication from Kent State Stark to earn a bachelor’s degree.
The Technical Communications Program at Stark State College is designed to cover a wide range of requirements, including the ability to write clearly, edit and design technical documents. Completing this degree with the Applied Communication concentration at Kent State Stark provides graduates with theoretical background, research experiences and additional skills that may expand their marketability to potential employers.
For more information on the two-year Technical Communications Program at Stark State College, visit site or call Beth Williams at 330-966-5457.
Communication Studies Minors at Kent State Stark
Students can complete all requirements for the following Communication Studies minors at Kent State Stark: