The School of Communication Studies offers B.A. and M.A. degrees, and participates in a Ph.D. through CCI. The B.A. and M.A. programs function collectively as a school. The Ph.D. is administered and granted by the College of Communication and Information (hereinafter referred to as the College or CCI).
University rules and other documents referring to "departments" apply to the School of Communication Studies as a whole. Communication Studies faculty on the Regional Campuses also are members of the School of Communication Studies and the College of Communication and Information on the Kent Campus, and, as appropriate, may serve on and participate in School, College, and University committees. The School may adopt, with the approval of the School Director and College Dean, any policies and procedures not in conflict with the provisions of the Handbook, the College of Communication and Information Handbook, the University Policy Register, and the Collective Bargaining Agreement.