Department of Communication
We are committed to helping our students find their voices so that they can care for themselves and others. Together, we are shaping a better world as authentic, articulate, and persuasive rhetors, organizational members, and storytellers.
A Bachelor of Arts degree seeks to provide students with a broad-based understanding of the processes of human communication and the importance of these communication processes in our society.
The B.A. / M.A. degree in Communication is a traditional 36-hour B.A. degree combined with a 30-hour M.A. degree, enabling high-performing CSS majors on the Corporate Communication track to earn a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in 5 years.
The MA in Communication program at Baylor University aims to develop innovative, articulate, and ethical leaders in multiple fields related to communication and media.
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The Fall 2023 version of Baylor University’s “Best of the Best” speech contest was held on Monday, December 4, 2023. Communication Department graduate students nominate the best speakers from each of the 60 students in their public speaking groups. Those students give their final speeches before an audience of 200 students who vote to determine the outcome.
In The Power of Regret, bestselling author Daniel Pink surveyed 15,000 people near the end of their lives and asked them to name their greatest regret. According to his research, the #1 regret was not studying abroad in college!
Dr. Luke Winslow and Baylor undergraduate, Daniel Ho, won the Religious Communication Association's Top Overall Paper at the National Communication Association's annual convention.
Dr. Matt Gerber was awarded the 2023 American Forensics Association (AFA) Distinguished Service Award for his decades of service to the college debate community.