Rhetoric Studies Department

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The Rhetoric Studies Department at Whitman College offers a strong concentration of courses in political and legal rhetoric, social justice and activist advocacy, rhetorical theory and criticism, along with public speaking and an outstanding speech and debate program.

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Why Major in Rhetoric?

Rhetoric and the Liberal Arts

Rhetoric and other Studies

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