Communication Studies Minor

Communication Studies Minor

The Communication Studies Minor provides an overview of the theoretical and practical applications of communication.

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

This 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

Integrated marketing, communications and design minor

Requirements:

  • MKTG 2300: Principles of Marketing
  • MKTG 2350: Integrated Marketing Communications
  • MKTG 3300: Interactive Marketing—Social Networks, Multimedia, and SEO
  • SALE 2300: Introduction to Selling

Plus Two Design Classes from the following list:

  • INDI 1120: Design and Society
  • ART 2250: Art and Technology
  • ART 3XXX: Photography and Digital Storytelling
  • ART 3150: Publication and Computer Design
  • ART 3180: Illustration and Computer Design
  • ART 3200: Graphic and Web Design
  • ART classes offered in the evening will be crosslisted for Day and Evening/Weekend/Online students.