Minor in Communication Studies

The Communication Studies minor requires 24 units: completion of the 9 units of lower-level courses and any 15 additional units in the major.

Required Courses
COMM 131FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION3
COMM 201COMMUNICATION THEORY3
COMM 215INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION3
Select 15 units from the following:15
USING INFORMATION EFFECTIVELY IN PUBLIC POLICY DEBATE
HONORS FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION
NONVERBAL COMM
SPEECH AND DEBATE I
SPEECH AND DEBATE II
RESEARCH METHODS
ADV PUBL SPEAKNG
PERSUASION
RHETORICAL THEORY & CRITICISM
BUSIN & PROF COMM
ADVOC & ARGUMT
INTRODUCTION TO PERFORMANCE STUDIES
SPEECH AND DEBATE III
SPEECH AND DEBATE IV
SPEC TPC/SPCH DEB
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATION TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION
COMM/LEGAL PROCEDURES
CONFERENCE AND MEETING MANAGEMENT
COMMUNICATION AND GENDER
SPECIAL TOPIC COMM
INTERN COMM STUDY
INDEPENDENT STUDY IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES
TOPICS IN ARTS, MEDIA, COMMUNICATION, AND SOCIAL ACTION
Total Units24

Minor Graduation Requirements

All minor requirements must be completed with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher. The Pass grading option is not available for courses applicable toward the minor.

Minor Transfer Credit Policy

The department will accept up to 9 units of compatible transfer courses toward the minor.