Need Advising

Are you an undergraduate looking for advising in the department?  Please see Mr. Kent Filbel

Are you a graduate student needing advising?      Please see Dr. Bryan McCann


"Persistence of Vision: Antarctica" is going on the road to the University of Calgary and the Performance Studies International conference happening there in July. Read more on the LSU Department of Communication Studies Facebook page.



Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies

Offering BA, MA, and PhD degrees in respects to Interpersonal, Performance Studies, and Rhetoric Communication, with the undergraduate level featuring six pathways to success:   Public Discourse, Art and Culture, Professional Communication, Communication in Human Relationships, Visual and Mediated Communication, and “Create Your Own.” Graduates of our program find employment in fields such as communication coordination (social media, community outreach, employee relations), political speech writing, sales, media design, production, and relations. 

As one of the oldest Communication Studies Departments in the nation, we strive to advance knowledge and provide service to our discipline and community. Our culture is innovative, stimulating, friendly, and humane. The faculty are committed to employing a wide spectrum of perspectives that serve to inform and thereby improve habits and practices of communication so as to enable the advancement of culture. 


2019 Giles W. Gray Lecture

Thursday, March 14, 3:30 p.m.

Atchafalaya Room - Student Union 

Giles Wilkeson Gray Lecture Series