The mission of the Communication Department is to create competent and ethical communicators.

Ken Chase


The Communication Department seeks to develop whole and effective Christians by educating students in the history, art, theory, and practice of competent, ethical communication.


Ken Chase: Department Chair


As a communication major at Wheaton College, you will be involved in

  • Coursework based on a core of classes in performance, theory, and research, and focused into one of 4 concentration areas
    • Interpersonal Communication
    • Theater
    • Rhetoric and Culture
    • Media Studies
  • Developing an understanding of the "hows" and "whys" behind verbal and nonverbal communication
  • Becoming a more effective and ethical communicator

And have access to

Interested?  Take a look at our Curriculum Requirements.

Questions? Our FAQ page can help, or you can contact us using the information to the left.

A word from the department chair, Ken Chase.


Media Center