The Department of Communication and Sociology at ACU harnesses the vital role of communication and data analysis in modern society. Develop the skills to lead purposefully in careers where people and information converge in our Communications courses. Study across social issues and learn valuable discernment skills in our Sociology courses. We combine service-learning, community-based research and internships for a powerful practical learning experience.

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Department Chair

  • Dr. Lynette Sharp Penya

    Department Chair, Communication and Sociology
    Professor, Department of Communication and Sociology


Adjunct Faculty

  • Audrey Lamborn

  • Kelliann Hale

  • Krista Masci

  • Christine Rankin

  • Carrie Saltsman

  • Keely Hardeman