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Undergraduate Studies

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Welcome! In this section of the website you will find everything you need to know to succeed as a Communication scholar in our department from Academic Advising to exciting opportunities like Study Abroad and internships. 

Are you a recently admitted or prospective student? Follow the links below or in our side navigation to learn more and find out what steps are next in your journey as a Communication scholar at UC San Diego. 

Updates during COVID-19

During this time of COVID-19 Advising will take place remotely for the safety of our students and staff. Please use the following to address any academic concerns:

The Communication Department is no longer accepting P/NP grades for COMM major requirements. The policy was a emergency response due to the on set of COVID. Please take all your courses for a letter grade.

The COMM Advising Office is dedicated to continuing our efforts of being students focused and addressing all the concerns of our students despite the crisis we are in. Please do not hesitate to reach out, we are here for you.

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New Transfer Students!

Welcome to the Communication department! We are beyond ecstatic to embark on this academic journey with you. Please visit our New Transfer Students page which has important information and links. This information is ESPECIALLY important if you are a student with disabilities and will need to register with OSD.

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FALL 2020 Newsletter is here!

Read all about faculty, graduate and undergraduate student, staff, and alumni achievements as well as a welcome letter from our Chair Dr. Brian Goldfarb

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Prospective Student?

If you are considering or in the process of applying to UC San Diego, you can learn everything you need to know about our Undergraduate Studies program by perusing our website.

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Newly Admitted Student?

If you have received your admissions letter, congratulations! Now is the time to start learning more about the Communication Major and Minor. Explore our website to learn more.

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Looking for Advice?

Our Undergraduate Academic Advisers are available to help you navigate our program. Academic Advising is available to all UC San Diego students who are registered and enrolled in classes. We also provide information about when and how to speak with your College advisor, your Major/Minor Advisor, and Career Services.

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Looking for courses?

Need to find current or upcoming courses?

If you are looking for Communication courses offered this academic year visit our Quarterly Descriptions for Seminars and Topics Courses page

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Need to find previous courses?

If you are looking for Communication courses previously offered in the last year, use this link:

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Need to find future courses?

If you are looking for the proposed course schedule for the 2020-2021 academic year use this link:

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