Experience political communication in action Experience political communication in action

study abroad

Communication and rhetorical studies is taught in London, England, and Madrid, Spain, through Syracuse University Abroad. This experience helps you develop appreciation for language in an intercultural setting.

You can study abroad for a semester, a summer, or a year through SU Abroad without interrupting your degree program. Studying abroad, especially in non-English-speaking countries, can enhance your foreign language skills. Approximately 40 percent of all SU students spend time abroad.

SU Abroad offers many additional study abroad locations through the World Partners Program. Some of these include Australia, Costa Rica, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, and Russia. World Partner programs in Africa include options in Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, and Tanzania.

study opportunities within the U.S.

Communication and rhetorical studies students also can pursue exciting learning opportunities within the United States.

Political Communication: Inside the D.C. Beltway

This opportunity is sponsored through the generous gift of Paul Leibowitz ’84. 

For students interested in politics, CRS offers a unique Maymester course in which students deepen course materials and discussion through travel to Washington, D.C., to experience political communication in action. In recent years, students have met with presidential and congressional speechwriters and communication directors; White House communications staff; community relations and public affairs officers at the Department of Defense, State Department, and Supreme Court; communication directors for the Republican and Democratic National Committees; lobbyists; and communications officers at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Syracuse University Los Angeles (SULA) Semester

Students interested in entertainment careers have the opportunity through the SULA program to spend a semester in Los Angeles taking course work with industry professionals and gaining hands-on experience through internship placements.