Welcome to San José State University and the Department of Communication Studies! We're honored that you're interested in choosing Communication Studies as your major, and we hope to see you soon.
How To Apply
Check out the SJSU Admissions page for everything you need to apply to San Jose State University.
I'm A First Year Student
Congrats on your admission to SJSU and to the Comm Studies program! We're honored you chose communication studies as your major and look forward to working with you as you progress through your program of study. As a first-year student you'll want to:
- participate in SJSU's Summer Orientation
- participate in SJSU's Week of Welcome events
- attend the COMM Welcome Faire at the start of the semester
- meet with a communication studies advisor during your first semester
Your first two years at SJSU you'll primarily focus on the requirements for your 39 units of Core GE (Basic Skills and Basic Knowledge of and Educated Person).
We have a few recommendations to get you started on your GE requirements:
|Course Code||Title of Course||GE Area Requirement|
|COMM 20||Public Speaking||A1|
|COMM 40||Argumentation and Advocacy||A1|
|COMM 41||Critical Decision Making||A3|
|COMM 10||Comm & Human Relationships||D1|
|COMM 21||Performing Culture & Society||D1|
|COMM 74||Fundamentals of Intercultural Comm||E|
Questions? We're here to help! Email or make an appointment with a major advisor today!