After completing her degree in Communication, Jennifer Hilzer '04, joined the Walt Disney Corporation. Climbing the ladder with the Disney Corporation, Hilzer is now a top recruiter for Disney in Southern California.


Emphases: Interpersonal Communication, Journalism/Mass Media, Organizational Communication, Public Speaking
"It is insight into human nature that is the key to the communicator's skill. For whereas the writer is concerned with what he puts into his writing, the communicator is concerned with what the reader gets out of it."
  -William Bernbach, legendary figure in American advertising (1911-1982)

The Communication degree at Colorado Christian University provides you with experience in public speaking and debate while studying communication processes such as interpersonal communication, group dynamics, public speaking, nonverbal and written communication, cross-cultural communication, and media. You'll also explore communication styles of influential leaders throughout the course of history, learning from their examples. Much attention is given to learning how to apply communication theories and skills to different areas of life and future career opportunities.

Communication In the Christian University

Communication is one of the oldest, most versatile academic disciplines. Effective communicators are effective leaders. The Communication major at CCU equips you with a range of communication skills which are vital to every career and to your personal life. Many of our communication graduates have gone on to successfully complete graduate degrees, or are working in business, public relations, ministry or even theatrical acting! Virtually every organization, business, and discipline involves a crucial element of communication; learning to do it effectively can provide a distinct advantage in helping you find and succeed in a job.

Students who major in Communication may select one of the following emphases: Interpersonal Communication, Journalism/Mass Media, Organizational Communication, or Public Speaking. In each of these areas, students will learn the latest in theory and practice with the added value of learning how to integrate faith, learning, and living.
Course Catalog
Interesting Communication classes you might take:
  • Debate
  • Introduction to Mass Media
  • Nonverbal Communication
What can you do with a degree in Communication?
  • Consulting
  • Editing, Production, and Design
  • Journalism
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations



Dr. Chris Leland

Assistant Vice President for Curriculum and Instruction, Professor of Communication & Director of Debate
School of Humanities and Sciences

Our Christian faith is foundational to everything we study, see, hear, and experience. In the classroom that means that we must go far beyond simply praying before class, but must see how every part of the academy is part of God's marketplace of ideas. It is important to me that we see that the world is designed by God, what we believe is really real, and His truth can be trusted with our very lives and thoughts.
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