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Communication Studies Minors

Two minors are available in the communication studies field, enabling you to specialize in a precise area of communication to supplement your major.

Communication studies minor

The general communication studies minor provides an overview of the curriculum of the major.

Required courses

  • COMM 1030: Speaking to Lead and Influence
  • COMM 3600: Leadership and the Art of Persuasion

Minimum of one course from each of the following three categories:

Communicating Personally

  • COMM 2020: Communication Dynamics in Interpersonal Relationships
  • COMM 3100: Communicating Across Cultures: Identities and Differences

Communicating in Organizations and Groups

  • COMM 2090: Communication and Conflict in Groups and Teams
  • COMM 3090: Communication in Organizations
  • COMM 3110: Communication Training and Development for Organizations

Communicating to Influence

  • COMM 2050: Media, Culture and Society
  • COMM 3030: Rhetoric, Civic Participation and Social Justice
  • COMM 3070: Gender and Rhetoric

Promotional communication minor

The promotional communication minor combines courses in persuasion and communication techniques.

Required courses

  • COMM 1030: Speaking to Lead and Influence
  • COMM 3030: Rhetoric, Civic Participation and Social Justice
  • COMM 3600: Leadership and the Art of Persuasion
  • INDI 2090: Promotional Communication
  • One additional course in the Communication Studies Department