Denison University Department of Communication

The Department of Communication offers more than 40 courses that present considerable breadth and depth in the areas of rhetoric, media studies, and human communication.

Communication faculty at Denison University provide a range of resources and programs for students including academically rigorous classes, opportunities to work closely with professors on research, creative teaching that often includes service learning, regular research colloquia and guest speakers, a national honorary society, and more.

The program encourages sympathetic affinity between the study of communication and the community, which keeps theory symmetrically aligned with praxis and is essential to the vitality of the discipline Therefore, the department sees its mission as educating students about communication within a framework that emphasizes social justice, ethical interaction, community involvement, and an understanding of the workings of power and privilege.