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Languages, Literature and Communication Studies
Dr. Ginny Lewis, Chair
Technology Center 260
1200 S. Jay St.
Aberdeen, S.D. 57401
Phone: 605-626-2404
E-mail: Mary Kost
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Communication Studies

​Northern State University offers a comprehensive program in communication studies, public relations, and education.


The program is designed to develop your relational and critical thinking skills, and equip you to be an effective communicator in large- and small-group settings.  


Courses in speech communication develop skills needed for positions in:


  • Education
  • Law
  • Public relations
  • Journalism
  • Advertising
  • Business, industry
  • Government service


With a degree in communications studies, you'll be ready for professional school or graduate studies.