Communication Studies Minor

The Communication Studies minor allows students to develop verbal and interpersonal communication skills, while also examining seminal communication theories. The minor also provides students the opportunity to study a variety of communication contexts in more depth. The Communication Studies minor will equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to work effectively in an increasingly complex and interconnected world.

Note: The Communication Studies minor is open to all majors except Communication Studies, Health Communication, Media and Communication, or Strategic Communication.

Program Requirements

Required Courses:
APC 239Theories of Communication3
STC 135Principles of Public Speaking3
STC 136Introduction to Interpersonal Communication3
Select remaining (9 hours) from the following context courses:9
Introduction to Health and Risk Communication
Small Group Communication
Science and Medicine in Public Communication
Computer-mediated Communication and Social Media
Advanced Interpersonal Communication
Introduction to Organizational Communication
Methods of Rhetorical Criticism
Communication in Conflict Management
Political Communication
Intercultural Communication
Total Credit Hours18