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.

It’s Communication Week! Join Us!

November 5, 2018

The campus community is invited to attend several Communication Week events that highlight the importance of communication. -Mon. 11/5, 7:00 PM.  Prof. Don Krause will present The Legacy of Mr. Rogers in the campus Planetarium. -Tue. 11/6, Vote!  Then join fellow students for an election watch party in Barnett Hall 1211. -Wed. 11/7, an internship […]

Truman Forensics brings home tournament championships!

November 5, 2018

By Chris Outzen, Director of Forensics Truman State University’s Forensic Union (speech and debate team) brought home four tournament championships, among multiple other awards, from the annual Missouri Mule/Dale Carnegie Swing, hosted by the University of Central Missouri in late October. The team took 3rd in Individual Events at both the Mule and the Carnegie tournaments, […]

More News

Men’s Basketball vs. Grand Valley State
December 18 • 7:00pm - 12:00am
Women’s Basketball vs. Missouri-St. Louis
January 17 • 5:30pm - 12:00am

More Events