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Communication Departmental Honors

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Please contact the Communication Department for advisement and permission prior to enrolling in Honors courses.

To earn Departmental Honors in Communication, a student WILL:

  1. Earn a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and a GPA of 3.7 in the major.
  2. Complete COMM 4990 - Senior Seminar  with a grade of A on both the portfolio and thesis.
  3. Present a paper or product in a professional setting, such as WSU’s undergraduate research symposium, Utah Communication Association, Western States Communication Association, or a regional broadcasting or journalism conference.
  4. Attend at least one Honors activity (Issues Forum, Food for Thought, or service or social activity) each year after being accepted into the Honors program.

Although not required, students are ENCOURAGED:

  • To join a professional association, such as Public Relations Society Student Society of America (PRSSA), Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), National Broadcasting Society (NBS), Broadcast Education Association (BEA), etc.
  • To actively engage in a communication student organization, such as the Signpost, WSU News, KWCR radio station, the Forensics team, Lambda Pi Eta (the national undergraduate communication honor society for communication), etc.

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