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Academics

Department of Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies seeks to provide students pursuing a degree in mass communication or speech communication with the theoretical foundations and practical knowledge of effective personal and public communication principles. The department offers courses in the general education curriculum and majors in many sequences as well as offering a variety of minors including Worship Arts, Public Relations, and Film and Media Studies.

New students who are interested in The Department of Communication Studies should take a look around this webpage and look below to check out our activities.

The Department of Communication Studies offers a variety of hands on activities that will take you above and beyond the classroom.

Contact Information

Dr. Cole Franklin
Chair, Department of Communication Studies
Professor of Communication Studies
Debate Coach
903.923.2288  |  cfranklin@etbu.edu

Chaz Lilly
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
903.923.2290  |  clilly@etbu.edu

Dr. Jeff Sorrels
Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
903.923.2317  |  jsorrels@etbu.edu

Pam Purvis
Administrative Secretary, School of Communication and Performing Arts
903.923.2158  |  ppurvis@etbu.edu