Major Declaration

Declaring a Communication Studies Major

Western's Academic Coordinating Commission has approved that the Department of Communication Studies adopt the following procedures for major admission.

Students who are interested in declaring a communication studies major must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Complete any one of the following courses with a B- or better: COMM 101, COMM 224, COMM 225, COMM 230, COMM 235, COMM 240, COMM 260.
  • Complete COMM 220 with a B- or better.
  • Complete at least 60 credits of WWU credits or approved transfer credits with a GPA of 2.50 or above. No more than 50 percent of total COMM credits can be transferred from another institution.

Ready to Declare?

Schedule an appointment to speak with a staff member. The staff member will review your transcripts and instruct you to fill out the declaration form. 

Once you have completed the process, you will be assigned a major faculty advisor.

Or call us to make an appointment (360) 650-3870.