Knowledge in most professional settings means little unless it can be communicated effectively. The minor in communication is designed to provide students who are not communication majors with knowledge and skills in communication that are useful in any discipline or profession.
Registration Procedures for a Minor
To register their intention to complete the minor, students must complete the Major/Minor Change/Declaration form. The form may be downloaded here or is available from the Advising Office of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in room 4002 of the North Classroom. The form should be returned to the CLAS Advising Office.
Grade and Residency Requirements
A grade of C or better must be earned in each course completed as part of the Minor. No more than 6 of the credit hours for the Minor may be transferred from another university. To submit a request for transfer of credits, students should complete the Faculty Approval Form for Course Equivalency, which is available from the Advising Office of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in room 4002 of the North Classroom.
Course Requirements for the Minor in Communication
The Minor in Communication requires 18 credit hours, with 12 hours of required courses and 6 hours of electives.
Entrance Courses: Students must complete the following:
- COMM 1011 Fundamentals of Communication
- COMM 1021 Fundamentals of Mass Communication
- COMM 2020 Communication and Citizenship
- COMM 1001 Presentational Speaking OR
COMM 2050 Business & Presentational Speaking
In addition to the four courses specified above, students must take two upper division courses (3000 level or above) to be selected with the aid of the undergraduate advisor in Communication.
For Additional Information Contact:
Dr. e.j. Yoder in Room 102-N of the Plaza Building.