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New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog


Communication Studies

Associate Professor Kenneth L. Hacker, department head

Professor Hacker; Associate Professors Hubbell, Flora, Morgan; Assistant Professors Armfield;

phone: (575) 646-2801

website: http://web.nmsu.edu/~nmsucomm/

Communication Studies Course Descriptions

The communication studies program is designed to enhance students’ interpersonal skills, presentational skills, and critical thinking skills. Thus the successful graduate should be able to work effectively with people, assimilate, organize and analyze information, solve problems, make effective presentations, and show potential for leadership. The program prepares students for careers in several professions, such as training and development, public relations, law, advertising and sales, government service, mediation, customer relations, human resources, international service, fund raising, and the ministry.