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Minor in Communication

The minor in Communication is a 24-credit curriculum designed to familiarize students with communication theory while providing training in print and electronic communication skills. The minor can provide a strong complement for majors that emphasize presentations, interpersonal skills, publicity, and marketing. Students minoring in communication can focus on Corporate and Public Relations, Journalism, Technical and Science Communication or Environmental Communication.

First, three core courses in Communication Studies are required for the minor. Second, students focus on one of the following areas: (1) Journalism; (2) Corporate and Public Relations; (3) Technical and Science Communication; or (4) Environmental Communication. Finally, students complete three additional electives from the Communication curriculum that fit their interest.

Degree Requirements

Minor in Communication