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For Prospective Students

Why should you consider the Communication Studies Senior thesis program?

  • Opportunity to conduct in-depth research in a mass media or emerging media topic
  • Small group, intensive study with like-minded peers
  • Individual mentoring from leading research faculty
  • High level writing and research experience
  • Excellent preparation for graduate school

Program Requirements:

  • Completion of the LSA Quantitative Reasoning (QR) requirement.
  • Demonstrated serious interest in scholarly research.
  • Ability to work independently in conducting high-quality research and in preparing a senior thesis.
  • Declared Communication Studies Major.

What to do if you are interested:

Interested students who meet the above requirements should submit a Senior Thesis Program application to the program advisor between March 1- March 15 of a student's junior year.

For additional information, schedule a General Advising appointment.