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Department of Communication

Let our students show you around the Communication department!

Welcome to the Otterbein Department of Communication. Please take a video tour of the department. You’ll follow our students and learn more in a video they wrote, directed and produced just for YOU!

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Majors & Minors

The Department of Communication offers four majors and five minors in the following disciplines:

Student Organizations

One of the unique things about the Otterbein Department of Communication is that you have many professional, resume-boosting activities at your fingertips on campus. Learn more.

Communication Internships

  • Why seek an internship?

  • Where have students interned?

  • How do I get started?

  • Internship Forms


COMM 1900: Mentoring: Theory and Practice
Applying mentoring theory and practices, students mentor children in the University's weekly community service programs, including Ubuntu Mentoring for University Program.

COMM 2500: Public Relations Techniques
Students work in groups or pairs to assist a non-profit organization in developing public relations tools to reach specific objectives determined by the organization.

JAMC4600: Community Journalism Seminar
This course introduces students to a wide range of advanced techniques for reporting, writing and producing multimedia community-based news and feature stories online.

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Diane Wootton
Administrative Assistant
33 Collegeview Rd., C110
p/ 614.823.3380
e/ dwootton@otterbein.edu

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