Why A Minor in Communication Studies?
Employers today rate effective communication as the most preferred skill in their employees. Communication affects relationships, group workplaces, and communities. Communication is a part of every career. No matter what your Arts & Sciences major, a minor in Communication Studies will compliment any degree.
Program requirements for a Communication Studies minor include:
- COMM 320—Theories of Human Communication (3 Credits)
- COMM 330—Rhetoric in Western Thought (3 Credits)
- 12 credit hours (4 electives) chosen from the list below
- 1 elective must be 400 or above.
How Do I Declare a Minor?
Declaring a minor in Communication studies is easy. All that is required is to complete a form with the Communication Studies office. The completed form will be sent to the registrar’s office.
Communication Studies Minor Electives
(3 credits each)
- COMM 311 Business and Professional Speaking
- COMM 321Public Speaking II
- COMM 322 Interpersonal Communication
- COMM 323 Nonverbal Communication
- COMM 325 Argument and Debate
- COMM 326 Small Group discussions
- COMM 328 Professional Interviewing
- COMM 332 Communication and Technology
- COMM 420 Gender Communication
- COMM 425 Theories of Organizational Communication
- COMM 430 Freedom of Speech
- COMM 434 Rhetoric and Social Movements
- COMM 450 Special Studies in Human Discourse
- COMM 460 Advanced Trial Advocacy
- COMM 465 Communication and Conflict
- COMM 475 Legal Communication
- COMM 480 Intercultural Communication
- COMM 526 Persuasion
- COMM 535 Communication and Leadership
- COMM 537 Negotiation and Communication
- COMM 542 Relational Communication
- COMM 545 Communication and Democracy
- COMM 630 Special Topics in Rhetoric and Communication