Union’s speech major may be one of the best things you could do for your career or personal life. In every field and in every endeavor in life you will eventually be called upon to make your ideas known. This major will equip you for that because of the great hands on experience you will receive here.
A speech major at Union prepares you for graduate programs in law, business, divinity, and arts and sciences. Some of the careers we see our graduates go into include business and industry, politics, speechwriting and consulting, performing arts, writing, teaching, and sales.
All majors are welcome to join the Union University Debate Team, which competes in the International Public Debate Association every year. There, the debate team has won several awards, including five season-long sweepstakes awards and two season-ending championship tournaments.
Speech Major: 39 hours (13 classes)
Minor in Speech: 21 hours (7 classes)
A. COM 112, 211, 218, 235, 417—15 hours (5 classes)
B. Select 2 from: COM 311, 320, 325, 416; BLAW421—6 hours (2 classes)