Communication Studies

Communication Studies

You like public speaking and performance, and you feel at your best when debating an argument.


About Communication Studies 

Through the study and performance of communication, you will learn how we form, maintain, and transform language, communication tools, and meaning.


Possible Careers

Debate and public speaking coach
Motivational speaker
Nonprofit organization spokesperson
Public relations practitioner


Program Requirements

Once you're an LSU student, you'll need to meet the requirements below to continue pursuing this major.

  • 2.0 GPA in all coursework (2.5 GPA for transfer)
  • grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1001
  • 3 hours completed in a general education analytical reasoning course
  • 2.5 GPA required for Psychology, Communication Disorders, Secondary Education: English, Secondary Education: History, Secondary Education: French, and Secondary Education: Spanish majors

Senior College

College of Humanities & Social Sciences


B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Communication: ⚫︎⚫︎⚫︎
  • Foreign Language: ⚫︎⚫︎⚪︎
  • Electives: ⚫︎⚪︎⚪︎ 
  • Social Studies: ⚫︎⚪︎⚪︎

Learn more about course loads and subject areas

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