College of Arts and Sciences

Minor in Communication Studies

If you are pursuing a major other than communication, you may earn this minor. As of Fall 2014, you may earn this minor by completing the following 18 credits with a grade of C- or better in each course. At least 6 credits must be earned as resident credit at the 200 level or above.

You must contact the Department of Communication to declare this minor.

Required courses Credits: 6

Credits in communication courses numbered 300 or above, approved for
communication B.A. majors: 6 Credits
*Note: We strongly suggest students consult with a Department of Communication advisor to select these courses.

Minor core Credits: 9
COM 10100 - Introduction to Communication Cr. 3
COM 20300 - Communication Theory Cr. 3
COM 31800 - Principles of Persuasion Cr. 3

One of the following Credits: 3
COM 21200 - Approaches to the Study of Interpersonal Communication  Cr. 3  
COM 24800 - Introduction to Media Criticism and Analysis Cr. 3
COM 25000 - Mass Communication and Society Cr. 3


Please click on the following link to see when these courses will be offered over the next few semesters: Course Rotation