Be a world changer.

At the very heart of all human relationships lies communication, and everyday we use it to share, understand, and collaborate. Studying communication at Walla Walla University equips students with tools in effective writing, speaking, intercultural communication, languages, and various uses of media. Are you fascinated with how people share and construct meaning through various media? Consider the Department of Communication and Languages as the start of your world changing career.


Film project funding

Center for Media Ministry receives more than $200,000 in funding for productions

Filming, producing, experiencing

University students visit Vossler Studios to experience large-scale virtual production

Off to LA

Film, TV, and media majors grab opportunity to study in Los Angeles

Why study communication or languages at WWU?

Your passion can be a career. Our professors believe in mentoring their students, so you receive the guidance you need to make the most of your education. A degree in communication can turn you into a powerful influence in your field, and learning a new language opens up countless social and job opportunities. Get in touch with a professor who specializes in your field >

We provide our students with opportunities to strengthen their skills. Do you want to be a better writer? Our Strategic Communication program will make it happen. Do you want to travel and immerse yourself in new cultures? Sign up for Global Communication, Spanish, or any of our other five languages and spend a term abroad. Do you want to tell stories through visual communication? Enroll in our Film/TV or Drama program. However you want to tell your stories, we’ll give you the tools you need. See what some of our alumni are up to in our student-produced newsletter >

When you study Communication and Languages, you're opening yourself up to a whole world of career opportunities. Take a wide range of classes to broaden your skills or tailor your course load to prepare yourself for the job you know you want. We prepare you for internships, so you never have to miss an opportunity. Take a look at the different areas you can study in our department >


Walla Walla University Drama Program

wwudrama is the theater arts program on the Walla Walla University Campus. The talented individuals involved in the drama program are dedicated to producing uplifting, creative, and meaningful theater for the community.

For more information on the drama program, click here!

If you would like to get involved with wwudrama, the professors in charge are Jerry Entze ( and Kristen Taylor (

Have a Question?

Visit our FAQ page for answers to common departmental questions, such as aspects of registration, degrees, studying abroad, and much more.

Alternatively, you can reach out to us at or (509) 527-2832.