The political communication minor prepares you to enter the world of political campaigns and political consulting. You will gain a background in the theories of communication and political science, the structures of government and campaigns, and skills in message construction and persuasion—all elements necessary for work in political campaigns.
An Engaged Community of Learners
Cultivate your skills of inquiry, analysis, and communication through lively class discussions, study groups, and campus events. Start expanding your professional network through internships. Truman has many resources to ensure your success including the Writing Center which helps students become better writers.
At Truman, small classes foster interpersonal relationships among a supportive community of learners where you collaborate with other bright, ambitious students. Your professors take a genuine interest in your success. And you can meet like-minded peers by getting involved with student organizations, including several political groups on campus.
By Truman Forensics Students and Staff Truman State University’s Forensic Union (speech and debate team) attended its second tournament of the 2014-2015 with strong performances and two qualifications for the National Forensic Association championships in April. Six members of the Truman Forensic Union traveled to Illinois to compete at the annual 74-Swing jointly hosted by Bradley […] Read More →
A critical historical assessment of the formation of Alpha Epsilon Rho (AERho) was presented by Dr. Mark Smith at the fall meeting of the Missouri Broadcast Educators Association in Jefferson City, Mo. The paper chronicles the early years of the broadcast honorary that was founded at Stephens College in Columbia, Mo., in 1941. Dr. Sherman […] Read More →