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New Mexico State University

New Mexico State University

2016-2017 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, presentation 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, fundraising and the ministry.