Political Communication Minor

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.

Small Classes

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.

KTRM assistant manager wins award

April 20, 2017

Chris Burk, KTRM Assistant Manager, has received a 2017 first-place award for best radio station promotion announcement.  The honor was presented by the Missouri Broadcast Educators Association as part of its annual student media contest.  Truman State is a member of MBEA; Dr. Mark Smith serves as the current Communications Director of the organization.

Truman Forensics continues national debate success

April 19, 2017

By Truman Forensics Students and Staff Truman State University’s Forensic Union (speech and debate team) attended the National Forensic Association’s (NFA) Championship Tournament on April 13th through April 18th, hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. Eight students traveled to the competition where Truman State University was among 75 schools competing in both speech and debate […]

Classes Begin
August 21
Study Abroad in India Winter Interim
August 27 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm