talking at a tableCommunication skills enhance the communication and critical thinking abilities of students. You learn how to build public speaking and communication skills appropriate for various situations you will encounter throughout your career, such as organizational communication, family communication, interpersonal communication, small group communication, oral interpretation, argumentation and debate, and persuasion.

Communication is everywhere. A Heidelberg education will help you stand out from the crowd.

Forensic Speech Team

Forensics isn't just a science. It is also "The art or study of formal debate; argumentation."  Heidelberg offers forensics as a course and as a co-curricular activity that provides an opportunity for students to practice public speaking outside of a classroom environment.