Careers in communication span across fields such as web and digital media, public relations, advocacy, social media, organizational communications, and advertising. OWU's program combines strategic theory and practical experience.

About the Major

OWU's Communication major blends the intellectual breadth of a liberal arts education with a deep understanding of communication strategy and experience in digital media production. With classes in areas such as digital media skills, persuasive communication, and inter-cultural communication, you learn to write and speak with clarity and use communication technology effectively.

All Communication majors gain real experience through an internship, and you complete an in-depth capstone project, mentored by a faculty member.

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Graduate Outcomes

Stephanie Taylor '07

As a producer at Ogilvy, a major marketing and public relations firm in Washington, D.C., Stephanie works with private and public clients including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Peace Corps, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Department Contact Info


Phillips Hall 104
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3650

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Department Contact

Department Chair: Phokeng Dailey
Associate Professor of Communication
Phillips Hall 106