Students have opportunities to participate in research through their coursework
and/or assistance in Annenberg School affiliated research projects.
All students must complete a research methods course in order to complete major
requirements. The purpose of the course is to provide a basic introduction to the
principles and techniques of social research. More information
on how to complete the requirement can be found under major requirements.
Students may elect to enroll in COMM399- Communication Independent Study. Registration
into COMM399 requires agreement of supervising faculty member and approval of Undergraduate
Office. The independent student offers self-motivated students an opportunity for
a tailored, academically rigorous, semester-long investigation into a topic of the
student’s choice with faculty supervision.
A variety of other communication course offerings also include research as an integral
part of the course’s learning objectives.
Lastly, opportunities to participate in research are often advertised through the
undergraduate list serve. Students may also inquire at the Undergraduate Office
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