Communication Studies 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.
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.
COM 250: Argumentation and Debate Videos
Students from Linda Detwiler's Argumentation and Debate class produced videos around the theme of "Why Heidelberg?". Dana Thoms, a graduating senior, with help from Jordan Karnes and Ashley Rascicot, combined elements from each video into one final class video.