Curriculum Guide for Minors

The Communication Minor is a good selection for students in other majors who feel that their professional options would be increased with a demonstrated knowledge of the process of human communication, argumentation, persuasion, and public presentations. This minor is designed for students interested in a general communication background to compliment a wide variety of other majors. This minor is closed to Communication Majors.

I. Select one course below: 3 s.h.
  Introduction to Communication
Survey of Communication and Media
COMM 100
COMM 160
II. Select one course below: 3 s.h.
  Freedom of Speech
Theories of Interpersonal Communication
Intercultural Communication
COMM 206
COMM 340
COMM 254
III. Select one course below:
3 s.h.
Public Speaking
Small Group Communication
COMM 215
COMM 110
COMM 227
IV. Select one course below:
3 s.h.
  Gender Communication
Non-verbal Communication
Applied Interpersonal Communication
Conflict Management
Organization Communication
COMM 241
COMM 242
COMM 243
COMM 244
COMM 255
V. Select one course below:
3 s.h.
  Understanding Mass Communication
Writing for Radio, TV, and Film
Audio Production
Multi-Camera Video Production
MCOM 151
MCOM 252
MCOM 253
MCOM 260
VI. Select two courses from:
6 s.h.
  Any COMM or MCOM courses not selected from above  
21 - 22 s.h.

Major Program areas

Communication Studies

introduces students to the theories and practices of oral communication and persuasion. Students in this major usually seek careers in business related fields, as well as corporate communication, advertising, sales, public relations, and events management.


Mass Communication

is designed to meet the needs of students who seek careers in the fields of broadcasting, journalism, film, audio production and video production.