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Communication Studies Requirements

The Communication Studies minor requires completion of four (4) mandatory courses and four (4) elective courses. See the section called "Course Offerings" for a brief description of each course.

The Minor in Communication Studies requires completion of the following four (4) courses (11 credits):

  • Comm 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2 cr)
  • Comm 111 Introduction to Communication Studies (3 cr)
  • Comm 233 Interpersonal Communication (3 cr)
  • Comm 235 Organizational Communication (3 cr)

And at least four (4) elective courses (12 credits) selected from the following:

  • Comm 331 Conflict Management (3 cr)
  • Comm 332 Communication in the Small Group (3 cr)
  • Comm 335 Intercultural Communication (3 cr)
  • Comm 347 Persuasion (3 cr)
  • Comm 404 Special Topics (3 cr)
  • Comm 431 Applied Business and Professional Communication (3 cr)
  • Comm 432 Gender and Communication (3 cr)
  • Comm 433 Organizational Communication Theory and Research (3 cr)
  • Comm 449 Theory in Communication (3 cr)
  • Comm 491 Communication and Aging (3 cr)