• Brittany Peterson has been named a Presidential Teacher for 2017-2020.
Welcome to the School of Communication Studies

The School of Communication Studies (COMS) offers three distinct academic programs for our students. The Bachelor of Science Degree promotes a liberal arts orientation whereby students learn to pose questions and pursue answers by critically thinking, describing, synthesizing, critiquing, and imagining. Our top ranked doctoral program provides students with rigorous instruction to develop and enhance research expertise in Relating and Organizing, Health Communication, and Rhetoric and Public Address. The  on-line Master of Arts in Organizational Communication allows professionals to study and earn a degree from a distance. We encourage you to explore the information contained here and discover what COMS at OU can offer you. We are proud of our heritage, proud of our graduates and proud of our discipline!

COMS is hiring an instructor for 2017-18!

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Important Dates

April 20: COMS Reception (3:15, SCHN 130) and Awards Ceremony (4:00-6:00, SCHN 145)

May 4: MA/MS/PhD Graduation Ceremonies; 9:30am in the Convocation Center.                          Commencement Speaker: Dr. Devika Chawla

May 5: Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony; 9:30am in the Convocation Center.

May 24-26: International Communication Association, Prague

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