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Communication Department

Communication Department

Welcome to the Communication and Media Studies Department.  We are one of the largest departments in the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences (CHABSS). We offer two majors and two minors.

The mission of the Communication Department is that we recognize the transformative power of communication and media and their role in how we think about and act in personal, organizational, cultural, social, and political life. Our scholarly and creative community embraces diverse theoretical perspectives, innovative pedagogy, and creative practices.   We support students’ development of critical and analytical abilities, proficiency with multiple levels of analysis of media, engagement with collaborative and dialogic relationships and connections with communities. We guide students to become culturally aware, astute, civic minded individuals able to understand and act upon structures of inequity, poised for success in their endeavors as community members, citizens and leaders in their chosen careers.

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Announcements & Opportunities

Immediate Full-time job opportunity with San Diego Business Journal.  Some prior daily/weekly reporting experience preferred.  Will consider new graduates with strong interest in business.  Local southern California candidates preferred.  Send resume & 3-5 of your best clips to George Lurie, Editor-in-Chief, at

The Institute of Reading Development is now hiring summer teachers for reading programs for students of all ages.  Bachelor's degree or higher required or students graduating in spring 2023.    10 week committment, $600-700 per week, approximately 40 hours per week.

As the Co-chair of the Communication Studies division of the World Social Science Association (WSSA), Elvis Nshom invites you to submit an abstract for presentation at the 65th annual WSSA conference to be held in Tempe Arizona April 12-15, 2023:

CSU Sacramento is accepting online applications for the nationally recognized Capital Fellows Programs.  Deadline to apply is Feb. 6, 2023. (OMD) connects students and working professionals with today's best and most affordable master's degree programs available online. Check out Online Guide to Scholarships for Communications Graduate Students and Online Guide to Online Communications Master's Programs.