New & Prospective Students

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Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies at San José State University. We are thrilled that you may soon be joining our community!

We are proud to serve more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Communication is at the heart of the human experience. In our department, we emphasize the power of communication to create and shape our social worlds. Communication Studies faculty are here to support your journey from your first day on campus to the day you walk across the stage at graduation.

Enjoy this short video introduction to our department!

Videos from our COMMunity

To learn more about our major, take a look at some of the videos our COMM students have created in which they talk about their COMM experiences, life after graduation, diversity in the Communication Studies community, and more. 

What is your Passion?

A powerful narrative created by a COMM Major that showcases the diversity of the COMM studies community and how professors encourage students to follow their passions and make it a part of every class experience.

I Love SJSU Because 

Find out exactly why Spartans love SJSU so much.

Meet a COMM Major 

Hear from different COMM majors talking about their experiences.

Two Minutes with a COMM Studies Alumna

A glimpse into life after the COMM Degree.

For even more videos produced by and about our COMM majors, check out the SJSU COMM YouTube channel.

Questions?

If after browsing our website you have any questions or need further information, please email our department chair, Dr. Anne Marie Todd, at annemarie.todd@sjsu.edu.