The communications minor provides students with an introduction to the tools needed to function as a professional communicator, as well as a basic understanding of communication processes and theory. Students seeking careers in fields such as public administration, business, criminal justice, law, information technology, and the medical, social, and behavioral professions will find this minor provides instruction in valuable additional knowledge and skill areas that are important in today's information society. The minor emphasizes the liberal arts core of the communications program and will equip students with well-developed language and analytical skills.
Requirements for the Minor
A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor, as specified by Senate Policy 59-10. In addition, at least six credits of the minor must be unique from the prescribed courses required by a student's major(s).
Additional Courses: Require a grade of C or better
Select 6 credits from the following: 6
- COMM 100N/AMST 106N The Mass Media and Society Keystone/General Education Course
- COMM 110 Media and Democracy Keystone/General Education Course
- COMM 150N The Art of the Cinema Keystone/General Education Course
- COMM 251 The Nature of Media
Supporting Courses and Related Areas
Supporting Courses and Related Areas: Require a grade of C or better
- Select 6 credits from COMM 100-300 level courses: 6
- Select 6 credits from COMM 400-level courses: 6