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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

The speech minor is a nice credential for students who are gifted in public speaking.

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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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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