Main Contact Info

5370 North Quad
105 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1285

Phone: 734.764.0420
Fax: 734.764.3288


Special Departmental Policies

An “in-person” major advising appointment is required for students to declare a Communication Studies major. Students cannot declare by email, phone, or fax. Additionally, the official grades of all prerequisite courses must be recorded on the student’s transcript before the student can apply to the major.

The Career Center's Career Guide for Communication Studies

Each Career Guide highlights curriculum requirements, as well as skills and abilities that may be developed and applied through each course of study. To complement the academic information, a range of interesting occupational opportunities are listed as a starting point for considering how academic experiences may translate to professional work settings. The Career Guide series represents a collaborative effort between The Career Center and numerous academic units.

Communication Studies Advising

Advising appointments are only scheduled online at:  Students should schedule an advising appointment on the online appointment system with the undergraduate program coordinator to declare a Communications Studies concentration, discuss progress in the concentration, or to complete Concentration Release Forms. Students seeking approval for domestic transfer credit toward the concentration can meet with any faculty advisor. Students seeking approval for transfer credit from study abroad must meet with the department faculty foreign credit evaluator. Additionally, the department's faculty provide regular office hours to discuss current courses or other issues.

Prospective concentrators can schedule a pre-concentration appointment with the undergraduate program coordinator anytime, but no later than the second term of the sophomore year. Most concentrators continue to see an advisor at least once a year. In any case, students must consult with the undergraduate program coordinator during the first term of their senior year to ensure that required courses will be completed for graduation.

Special Departmental Policies. An "in-person" concentration advising appointment is required for students to declare a Communication Studies concentration. Students cannot declare by email, phone, or fax. All prerequisite courses must be completed before the student can declare the concentration.

Communication Studies Faculty Listing
Communication Studies Student Groups
Michigan Association of Communication Studies (MACS)

MACS is a group of undergraduate concentrators and prospective concentrators who meet on a regular basis to explore career and internship opportunities in communications related markets. A primary goal of MACS is to provide a forum that perpetuates student leadership, interaction (networking), and professional development. For more information see the MACS website :

Communication Studies Department Awards
Communication Studies Study Abroad Information
Undergraduate Research

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