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Department of Communication

Speech Minor

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Department of Communication

Speech Minor

  • Minor
  • Undergraduate

16 credits

required for minor

16 credits

16 credits

required for minor

Hone your skills in public speaking, speech writing, and communications. The Speech Minor is designed for students gifted in public speaking and provides a solid foundation for careers such as press secretary or media or public relations professional.

Some classes in this minor include:
  • Advanced Public Speaking
  • Speech Writing
  • Business Communication
  • Advanced Organizational Communication
  • Argumentation & Debate
  • Media Performance
  • Political Communication
  • Oral Interpretation
  • Persuasion
  • Improvisation
  • Communicating the Biblical Message
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Professors at Northwestern are focused on their students first. Our faculty include experts in their respective fields who want to help you grow in your faith while you earn your degree.

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Mark Seignious, M.A.

Chair, Department of Communication

Mark Seignious worked in radio for 20 years before joining University of Northwestern. He has worked at eight...

Jacqueline Glenny, Ed.D.

Professor of Communication

Jacqueline Glenny has taught at the University of Northwestern – St. Paul for over 20 years. She has a...

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