- The Department of Communication Studies is the largest major in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
- The Communication Studies disipline focuses on the theoretical, critical and scientific study of how humans communicate with one another in all of its forms.
- Offering one Bachelor of Art Degree and two Minors of Study
- Bachelor of Art Concentrations: Health Communication, Mass Media, Public Relations, International Public Relations, Public Advocacy and Organizational Communication
- Minors: Journalism and Communication Studies
- The Communication Studies Advisors are committed to providing a good undergraduate experience for our majors and minors. Communication Majors, Journalism Minors, and Communications Minors; your advisor may be a faculty member in the department or a full-time staff advisor. **Pre Communication Majors are provided advising in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
- As advisors, we are here to assist you with achieving your educational goals through an interactive advising and educational partnership. It is our goal to help you with your program progression.
While the Academic Advisor is there to help, you as a student must also accept the following responsibilities:
- Be proactive and seek help and advice early in semester
- Understand role of academic advisor (full-time professional and/or faculty)
- Become familiar with requirements for your major, minor, general education, and graduation
- Update your student record when necessary (e.g., change of address, phone number, etc.) using Banner Self-Service
- Know your current grade point average, enrolled credits, and earned credit hours
- Follow dates and deadlines on the academic calendar (add/drop, withdrawal, and graduation)
- Frequently check your uncc.edu email for official communication from the University
- Know that advisors are helpful and available during non-registration periods
- Schedule and arrive on time for appointments with your advisor
- Check CAPP degree audit, prepare questions, and create a course schedule before meeting with your advisor
- Be familiar with and utilize the Undergraduate Catalog for academic policies, procedures, course descriptions, and requirements