Advising: Frequently Asked Questions
I don't have an advisor, what should I do?
If you have declared a major in Speech Communication, you have already been assigned an advisor. Lists of majors and their assigned advisors are posted outside the Central Office in Shepard Hall.
If you are not a major in Speech Communication, you should:
Contact the Speech Communication Central Office (drop by or phone 541-737-2461) for help in finding an advisor to discuss the major. Most of our advising faculty prefer to have students visit them during their posted office hours; we can help you find a preliminary advisor who has office hours that will fit your schedule.
To become a communication major, you will need complete an application to the major once you have completed the prerequisite core of classes. This application, as well as major and minor checklists, can be found at the Department Central Office in Shepard Hall.
How do I meet with an advisor?
To meet with your advisor, you can either email them and schedule a time to meet or they are available during their office hours. (PDF)
I want to be a communication major/minor, what do I need to do?
The following checklists outline the requirements for the communication major and the minor. Please see an advisor with any questions.
What GPA do I need for Communication?
To graduate, you need an average of 2.00 across your communication coursework, just as with your University coursework.
How can I find out more about the forensics program?
Visit this website for more information about the forensics program.
How can I get involved in Speech Communication extracurriculars?
Visit the Lambda Pi Eta page to find out about recent events and how to get involved.
What careers are common for communication majors?
Visit the Alumni and Links pages for more information regarding careers for communication majors.
What about graduate study in Communication?
For Information about Master of Arts in Interdisiplinary Studies (MAIS) in Communication visit the Programs link to the left.