Communication Minor

Communication skills are highly valued in today’s workplace. The communication minor is designed for individuals who seek leadership roles in for-profit or nonprofit organizations. Students completing this minor will develop presentation, written, group and electronic communication skills. The communication minor is not available for students majoring in advertising and public relations, communication studies or multimedia production and journalism. The communication minor requires 18 hours of course work, nine of which are electives. All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses:

COMM 211: Presentational Speaking
COMM 215: Foundations of Communication Theory
COMM 351: Principles of Persuasion and Influence

Choose three courses from the following:
COMM 226: Multimedia Production I
COMM 231: Principles of Advertising and Public Relations
COMM 265: Photojournalism
COMM 322: Media Law
COMM 332: Intercultural Communication
COMM 342: Interpersonal Communication Theory
COMM 353: Mass Media and Society
COMM 386: Web Communication
COMM 387: Organizational Communication
COMM 422: Argumentation and Advocacy
COMM 442: Rhetorical Criticism

Communication Minor Worksheet (PDF)