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Comm at Stark

  Communication Studies

Dr. Erin Hollenbaugh interviews recent
Communication Studies graduates:

David Lambert
David Lambert
David discusses his experiences in the
program and how they relate to his

Lisa Williams Video
 Lisa Williams
 Administrative Assistant to the
 Honorable Taryn L. Heath
 Stark County Court of Common Pleas

Kristin Hill Video
 Kristin Hill
 Multicultural Recruitment Coordinator
 The University of Mount Union

Ashley Meinke Video
 Ashley Meinke
 Communication Specialist
 Diebold, Inc.

Thomas Murphy Video
 Thomas Murphy
 Project Manager & Online Marketing
 Sanctuary Media Group

Daymond John COMM
Communication Studies students network
with Daymond John from Shark Tank.


Communication Studies Degree Overview

Communication Studies Degree

There are six concentrations in the major, three of which can be completed at Kent State Stark - applied, interpersonal and organizational communication.

Regardless of their concentration, all students in communication studies take a 15-credit core that covers a basic introduction to human communication, foundational skills for communication, communication theory, communication research methods and a communication diversity course. All students also take 15 credits required in each of the individual concentration and 15 additional credits of communication electives.

Complete Degree at Stark

   Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies

These concentrations can be completed at the Stark Campus.

These concentrations will be completed at the Kent Campus.

Applied Communication Degree Completion with Stark State College

Students have a unique opportunity to continue their education by combining their Technical Communications associate degree from Stark State College with courses in Applied Communication from Kent State Stark to earn a bachelor’s degree.

The Technical Communications Program at Stark State College is designed to cover a wide range of requirements, including the ability to write clearly, edit and design technical documents. Completing this degree with the Applied Communication concentration at Kent State Stark provides graduates with theoretical background, research experiences and additional skills that may expand their marketability to potential employers.

For more information on the two-year Technical Communications Program at Stark State College, visit site or call Beth Williams at 330-966-5457.


  Communication Studies Minors at Kent State Stark

Students can complete all requirements for the following Communication Studies minors at Kent State Stark: