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  • Communication Studies

    Effective communication skills at the personal and professional levels are essential prerequisites for success in today's world. The communication studies minor provides an interdisciplinary forum for the study of communication and the opportunity for students to add indispensable tools to their educational program.

    About this Minor

    Students must complete a minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major(s) or other minors.

    No more than three credits of SPC 4905 Independent Study, SPC 2594 Intercollegiate Forensics (prerequisite required) or RTV 3405 Television and American Society may substitute for a 3000-level course.

    Required Courses

    Courses Credits
    Choose Two
    COM 1000 Introduction to Communication Studies, 3 credits
    SPC 2300 Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, 3 credits
    SPC 2608 Introduction to Public Speaking, 3 credits
    6
    Any COM or SPC course within the Dial Center
    SPC 3605 and SPC 4680 are not accepted for the communication studies minor
    3
    COM or SPC courses within the Dial Center at the 3000/4000 level
    SPC 3605 and SPC 4680 are not accepted for the communication studies minor
    9
    Total 18
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