Communication Studies

Communication Studies

Welcome to the Department of Communication Studies. We offer courses representing the breadth and depth of our discipline, with degree options in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, Rhetoric, Culture and Public Affairs, and General Speech. Our faculty members have been recognized by their peers and community for their excellence in teaching, research, and service. I encourage you to browse this site to see what we have to offer.

Ann Johnson
Department Chair
(562) 985-4301


General Advising Information

Office Phone Number Office Location Office Advising Hours

(562) 985-2136




















Summer 2019

Wednesday, July 10th 8-noon

Monday, July 15th 8:30-11:30

Tuesday, July 16th 10-noon

Thursday, July 18th 10-noon

Wednesday, July 24th 9-noon

Thursday, August 6th 9-1:00


*** You may also email with advising questions anytime throughout the summer ***

If you have circumstances that do not allow you to meet with an adviser at any of these times (such as a full-time job, etc.) appointments “might” be able to be scheduled.  Contact the adviser directly with questions about appointments.


Undergraduate Advisors

Advisor E-Mail
Melanie Whitney
Dawn Kelsey



Graduate Advisors

Advisor Name Advisor Information Additional Information
Jennifer Asenas

By appointment