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Subject Definition

"If you are looking for an academic program that emphasizes connection between students, the community, and their studies, then communication is the best choice for you. Our award winning student organizations (National Broadcasting Society, Maroon Productions, KWTS, Advertising and Public Relations Society, the Prairie, the Eternal Flame, WTAMU Forensics Team, and the Panhandle Storytelling Guild) provide multiple opportunities for student involvement"

Trudy L. Hanson, Ed.D.
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  • Communication Source  
    The most comprehensive research database in the field of communications, this resource results from a merger of EBSCO’s Communication and Mass Media Complete with SAGE's Communications Abstracts. It indexes and abstracts over 1000 core journals, nearly 400 more than in CMMC, and its active full text for more than 600 journals includes 150 full-text titles not available in CMMC.

    It also has a subject-specific, browsable thesaurus featuring 4,528 preferred and 8,528 non-preferred terms and coverage dating back to 1915.

    Coverage includes advertising, rhetoric, communication disorders and much more.
  • Excellence in business communication

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