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Department of Communication

The Department of Communication, an energetic multidisciplinary department, offers a major course of study designed to prepare its students for successful entry into a growing professional field, while also educating students for inevitable long-run changes in their careers.

Your pursuit in communication will provide stimulating opportunities to learn through classroom experience, service to the university and community, and acquire applied media and communication performance skills. While preparing you for a professional career, our dedicated faculty is here to advise and inspire you. We know as you get to know our faculty and peers you will understand why so many have chosen to major in communication at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

With a balance between pre-professional coursework and general education courses, a communication student at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has the advantage of being oriented toward a specific specialty or generic skills applicable to a wide variety of careers while acquiring the knowledge needed to adapt to changing times.

Undergraduate Degrees

Hauser Communication Research Lab

Contact Information

Anavelia Wilson
Department Secretary
One West University Boulevard, Main 1.210
Brownsville, Texas 78520-1201
Phone: 956-882-8297
Fax: 956-882-6813

Melissa Guajardo
Department Secretary
1201 W University Drive
Edinburg, TX 78539
Phone: 956-665-3583
Office: ARHU 165