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.
The Truman State University’s Forensic Union (speech and debate team) finished its season with high honors: an overall national third-place finish in the Lincoln-Douglas debate sweepstakes. It all took place during the 2015 National Forensic Association Championship Tournament hosted by Ohio University in Athens, OH. The national tournament represents months of hard work by individual […]
Reminiscent of the popular movie Night at the Museum, great speeches from 20th Century history come to life on Tues. April 14 at Truman State University’s Ruth W. Towne Museum and Visitors Center. Communication students from COMM 385 will be portraying speakers in an entertaining program scheduled from 7:00-8:00 PM. Approximately 16 students are involved […]