Department of Communication
Apr 21 20152015 Comm Graduate, Lauren Bramwell, Recognized for Academic Excellence
Bramwell will be among Boise State University's Top Ten 2015 Scholars honored at 4:30 p.m. [...]Read more
Apr 17 2015Nikki Cannon Represents Comm Dept at 2015 Northwest Communication Association Conference
Nikki Cannon, an undergraduate senior in the Department of Communication, presented her competitively-selected paper "Blurred [...]Read more
Apr 13 2015CGSA Promotes Communication at Boise State on Bronco Day!
Many thanks to the Communication Graduate Student Association (CGSA) for taking time on Saturday to [...]Read more
Mar 25 2015UTP Producer Farzan Faramarzi Interviews Dr. Bob Kustra
Episode 24 became a milestone for University Television Productions, when Dr. Bob Kustra, the 6th [...]Read more
Mar 18 20152015 BoVi – Boise Student International Video Festival
Please join us for the 4th annual BoVi (Boise Student International Video Festival) to be [...]Read more
Mar 12 2015Meet the Pros: Local PR Professionals Share Insights and Experiences
Want to learn more about a career in Communications? Join three local public relations professionals [...]Read more
Mar 11 2015Talkin’ Broncos Celebrate 2015-2016 as Third Year Champions
Our Boise State Speech and Debate team seem to live a charmed existence! Congratulations [...]Read more
Mar 01 2015Student Ty Hawkins to represent Communication in 2015 McNair Cohort
Senior Mass Communication and Journalism major Ty Hawkins first learned of the National Association of [...]Read more
Dec 20 2014The Boise State Communication Department Honors Lauren Bramwell
The Boise State University Department of Communication is proud to introduce Lauren Bramwell. She graduates [...]Read more
The communication discipline looks at how theories, philosophies, and the roles people assume, operate in personal and public arenas. We study how people articulate their ideas, create and interpret meaning, interact, and produce and analyze messages both face-to-face and through the media. Programs emphasize critical thinking, problem-solving, research, and independent scholarship. Issues of concern are cultural perception, social ethics, creativity, and freedom of expression. Most classes are speaking and/or writing-intensive, and all focus on the interdependence of theory and practice.
We embrace communication as the foundation of the human experience. We value education and scholarship that fosters critical thinking and communicative understandings necessary for creatively engaging contemporary social life.
We provide quality education in the theory and practice of human communication. In particular:
- We explore the ways communication produces and reproduces our social world.
- We promote critical thinking, creativity, innovation, and communicative competency.
- We encourage active personal, organizational, and civic engagement.
- We foster engaged learning environments, quality research, and creative endeavors.