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.

Truman Forensics: top 3 debate school in the nationTruman Forensics: top 3 debate school in the nation

April 25, 2019

By Truman Forensics Students and Staff Truman State University’s Forensic Union (speech and debate team) has once again proven to be one of the top debate schools in the United States. At the National Forensic Association’s (NFA) Championship Tournament, this year hosted by the Santa Ana, CA school district, the Truman Forensic Union placed 3rd […]

Truman Communication professor to author publication on Christianity restoration

April 16, 2019

Barry C. Poyner, Ph.D., professor of Communication, will have a book released in July 2019, “Aim for Restoration,” from 21st Century Christian Publishing Co, Nashville, TN.  “Aim for Restoration” is part of its FLEX adult curriculum offerings. From the introduction: The author desires to capture the heart and thrill of restoration and not to put […]

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