Why minor in Communication Studies?

Regardless of major, everyone needs effective communication skills to be successful in today’s job market. Students will develop critical abilities across a variety of contexts. Read the article by Forbes Magazine, "Forbes 10 Skills Employers Most Want...".

  • Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Working effectively in groups
  • Excelling in interpersonal interactions
  • Managing conflict
  • Engaging across cultures
  • Leading projects
  • Thinking critically
  • Arguing persuasively and ethically
  • Adapting to changing environments

 What courses are offered in this minor?

Students minoring in Communication Studies can choose from a variety of classes.

  • COMM 3200 - Rhetoric and Social Influence
  • COMM 3310 - Persuasion
  • COMM 3320 - Small Group Communication
  • COMM 3340 - Advanced Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 3360 - Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 4200 - Gender and Communication
  • COMM 4210 - Communication and Conflict
  • COMM 4220 - Health Communication
  • COMM 4600 - Theories of Communication

Course Catalog - Minor in Communication Studies

Declaration of Minor Form