Prospective Students & Parents

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As an Undergraduate Communication Major you must complete:

  • WIU's General Education requirements
  • 43 credit hours of required and elective Communication courses, choosing from 2 sequences of study:
    • Rhetoric
    • Persuasion
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Organizational Communication
  • An approved minor, available from over 35 different departments

Learn more about our Undergraduate Program.

To be considered for admission as a Communication Graduate Student, you must have completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited university and meet the following requirements:

  • have a cumulative GPA in all undergraduate work of a 2.75 (on a 4-point scale) or higher; or
  • have a 3.0 GPA or higher in your last two years of undergraduate work
  • all students born after December 31, 1956 and registering for the first time at WIU are required to provide evidence of immunization against measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus, and diphtheria.
  • International students must have a TOEFL score of 237 or higher on the 580 paper score

Learn more about our Graduate Program.