Why choose speech communication at North Central College?
Speech communication majors specialize in verbal messages in face-to-face settings, whether it is one-on-one or one-to-many. The speech communication major at North Central College will prepare you for graduate school as well as careers in law, business, high school teaching, higher education and other disciplines that require excellent oral and written communication skills. You may also choose to join our renowned forensics and debate team, ranked No. 1 in the country among schools of similar size for the past 25 years.
You can also:
- Attend regional and national speech competitions, where many North Central students have earned top finalist honors.
- Receive individualized coaching when you join our nationally ranked speech and debate team.
- Apply for scholarships in speech communication.
- Become a DJ at WONC-FM 89.1, North Central’s student-run, award-winning radio station, or work in the professional TV Studios of Naperville Community Television (NCTV).
- Participate in study abroad programs or shorter D-Term trips.
- Present research at local and national undergraduate conferences.