The Communication minor provides an opportunity to develop effective communication skills that improve interaction with others in both spoken and written form. This minor complements many different majors, as these skills are beneficial and sought after in a wide range of professions.
|Minor Requirements (20 credits)|
|Select four of the following: At least two must be at the 300- to 400-level.||16|
|Careers & Professional Comm|
|Rhetoric Civil Rights Movement|
|Strategic Digital Communication|
|Digital Communication Law & Ethics|
|The Rhetoric of Race|
|Rhetoric Post-Civil Rights Era|
|Quantitative & Qualitative Methods|
|Advanced Special Topics|
Upon completion of the Communication Minor, students will:
- Create and articulate persuasive arguments in speaking and writing.
- Recognize how communication both shapes and reflects the beliefs, values, and attitudes of different worldviews.
- Engage in research, using appropriate analytical methods and tools.
- Articulate the ways messages are evaluated from a variety of ethical perspectives.
- Analyze and evaluate communication, using contemporary and historically significant theoretical frameworks.