Communication Studies

Communication Studies Minor (21 semester hours)

Seven courses from the following at least one at the 300 level or above:
COM-104Speech Communication 
COM-201Communication Theory 
COM-204Advanced Speech (COM 104 or 290)
COM-205Theories of Persuasion 
COM-222Group Communication 
COM-240Public Relations 
COM-251Interpersonal Communication 
COM-252Intercultural Communication 
COM-322Argumentation and Debate (COM 104 or 290)
COM-323Oral Interpretation of Literature (COM 104 or 290)
COM-353Nonverbal Communication (COM 104 or 290)
COM-391Communication Criticism 
COM-393International Communication 
Contemporary Issues in Interpersonal Communication (COM 222 and either COM 251 or COM 252)

Note: Students may not carry a double major within the department. Communication and journalism majors may declare only one minor in the department. No more than two courses may be used to meet the requirements for both a major and a minor in the department.

If a student receives a grade lower than “C” in a course required in a major or minor in the department, the student must repeat the course. Credit will only be awarded once for a course that is repeated. The student must also repeat the course before enrolling in any course for which it is a prerequisite.

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