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Rhetoric, Media, and Social Change

More than any other emphasis, Rhetoric, Media, and Social Change provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to analyze and craft effective persuasive messages, speeches, arguments, and movements. Students who emphasize Rhetoric and Media Affairs are better equipped to write and evaluate messages communicated to the public, to write and evaluate arguments in law, politics and the corporate world. This is also an excellent major for those interested in a career in law.

Graduates of this program often find employment as:

  • Diplomatic relations
  • Legislative representative
  • Lobbyist
  • Policy analyst
  • Political campaigns
  • Public affairs specialists
  • Public outreach specialist
  • Spokesperson or communication specialist