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Communication Minor
College of Arts & Sciences
The most important aspect of any organization is the ability to get a message across. A minor in Communication prepares students to do exactly that by mastering written, verbal, and digital engagement.
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about the program
The Minor in Communication assists students with the practical and analytical skills related to communication principles and technologies such as message creation, audience engagement, and community connection.


  • COMM 1103 Strategic Communication OR COMM 1303 Public Speaking
  • COMM 1503 Mass Media and Society
  • COMM 1703 Introduction to Human Communication
  • COMM 2803 Communicating in a Digital World
  • COMM 3803 Introduction to Public Relations
  • ENGL 3113: Content Writing

Total Hours: 18 Hours


Create, deliver, and evaluate strategic messages and gain competency through coursework and experiential activities. An internship helps will help you gain valuable experience and evidence for your digital portfolio.

Entrepreneurs, startups, established businesses, nonprofits, education, healthcare, banking, construction, and virtually every industry uses the skills you’ll learn in this minor.

Ways to Enhance Your Career
  • Public Relations Associate
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Business Leader
  • Social Media Manager
  • Entrepreneur

Related Majors

Digital Communication Minor
Communication Minor
Liberal Arts / General Business
Speech/ Theatre Education
Physical Education
Music Education
Middle-Level Mathematics Education
Mathematics Education
History/ Government and Social Studies Education

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Business Administration continues to be a highly sought out degree by students and employers alike. It provides an excellent and thorough foundation in skills necessary for success in today’s business world. These degrees will also prepare students for graduate study in management, law or other business specialties.
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If you see yourself helping an organization tell its story by creating, communicating, and promoting itself to others,
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