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Mission Statement 

The Washburn University Communication Studies Department exists to advance the intellectual growth of majors, minors, and general education students.

Students develop:

  • Marketable skills for the 21st century
  • Critical thinking skills in written, oral and nonverbal communication
  • Enrichment of their personal, professional and public (citizenship) lives
  • Ethical communication practices
  • Understanding of specific sub-disciplines within Communication Studies
  • Abilities to effectively resolve communication challenges by applying theory and research
  • Foundations for graduate school and lifelong learning strategies

 Faculty foster students’ progress by:

  • Teaching and mentoring students through student-centered instruction
  • Coaching competitive academic teams
  • Sponsoring student clubs and organizations
  • Engaging in collaboration, research, and professional development

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Washburn University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Pamela Foster, Equal Opportunity Director/Title IX Coordinator, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66621, 785.670.1509, eodirector@washburn.edu.

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