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Department of Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies

The primary focus of the Department of Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies is to provide students a strong liberal arts background, yet specialized study in your chosen field. Our majors develop critical thinking and information literacy skills that, coupled with your educational background, help to enhance your career and make a difference in your community.

Explore Our Programs

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Communication Studies Major

The Communication Studies major prepares you to work in a wide variety of careers including training and development manager, meeting and event planning, advertising, public relations, or sales manager.

Health Communication Major

We are not accepting incoming new students (first-time new or transfer) for fall 2024. Current students interested in majoring in Health Communication, contact

Integrative Studies Major

Self-design a bachelor’s degree that perfectly suits your career and personal goals while using the college credits you already have. Selecting from 13 concentrations such as organizational leadership, environmental studies, or a self-designed concentration, you are able to build a curriculum that matches your academic and workforce advancement needs.

Liberal Studies Major

Sometimes life gets in the way. We are here to help you make your education a priority. The Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies is an innovative degree designed to provide you the opportunity for degree completion while providing skills needed to achieve your career goals.

Academic Advising

Don't go it alone! Our faculty are here to help you complete your degree. Every student is assigned to a faculty advisor, and all students are welcome to visit with any ICS faculty member regardless of their particular assignment.
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To help you reach your goals we have multiple scholarship available for ICS majors.


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Help us prepare the next generation of  professionals, leaders, and our society as a whole. We have numerous scholarships and programs accepting contributions from donors like you.

Interdisciplinary and Communication Studies

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