Minor in Communication

A student speaks in Professor Miller's class

The communication minor builds a base in communication studies with required courses in intercultural and professional communication. Electives include Sociology of the Family, Sexual Communication and options for independent study or internships.

Minor in Communication Course Requirements

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 6 credits in required courses and 12 credits in elective courses*.
COMM 1025Introduction to Communication Studies
COMM 1040Public Communication
or COMM 1041 Interpersonal Communication
One course from the following:
COMM 2120Small Group Communication
COMM 3171Professional Communication
COMM 3174Intercultural Communication
Three courses from the following:
COMM 2000Sophomore Colloquium
COMM 2140Nonverbal Behavior
COMM 2162Sociology of the Family
or SOC 2162 Sociology of the Family
COMM 3170Organizational Communication
COMM 3172Health Communication
COMM 3173Communication in a Mediated World
COMM 3175Strategic Communication
COMM 3176Issues and Image Management
COMM 3177Corporate Ethical Communication
COMM 3179Sexual Communication
COMM 3180Communication Criticism
COMM 3190Selected Topics
COMM 4196Independent Study

 *Within the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication, a course counted toward a major may not also be counted toward a minor. For students taking more than one minor in the department, a course may be counted toward only one minor.