Students who choose a persuasion and advocacy major in communication excel at influencing others on social issues and advocating for positions and causes they feel passionate about. You'll learn how people, businesses and communities use communication to shape their identity. You'll build international communication skills needed to succeed in personal and public settings. You'll learn to think globally and use rhetorical intervention to communicate ethically in writing and in actions. You'll find your persuasion skills in demand globally in professions such as law, governmental relations, political science and human services.