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Speak up and be heard with a Communication degree

Excellent communication skills are sought by every employer, and it’s a true professional who elevates the skill of communicating to an art.  When you pursue a Communication degree at DWU, you will find countless ways to enhance your talent for speaking, writing, performing, or persuading.  Courses cover a wide range of areas including leadership; multicultural communication; media and society; theory and criticism; public relations and many others.  Find a career that speaks volumes and leads any organization to success!

What's the difference?

  • Develop your natural talents by learning the true nature of communication, the most fundamental of human traits
  • Pursue your area of passion: advocacy; student leadership; theatrical performance; persuasion; interpersonal communication; writing with clarity and precision
  • Follow in the footsteps of George McGovern, an award-winning member of the DWU debate team
  • Learn from faculty with experience as professional speakers and writers
  • Jump into your new career after graduation: public relations; performing arts; media talent, sales or management; political campaigns or areas where solid communication skills mean success

Communication Course Catalog

Grow your talents for public speaking and the written word. Check out the courses you'll complete as a communication major such as the following:

  • Leadership and Communication
  • Multicultural Communication
  • Advanced Persuasive Speaking

Find more of the classes you'll take in our academic catalog.

Get to Know Your Professors

Learn from the best speakers and writers! Our low student-to-teacher ratio offers valuable one-on-one interaction with professors.

Any Questions?

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