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Communication, Media, and Rhetoric Minor

Division of Humanities - Adm
Division of Humanities
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2014
  • Required credits in this minor: 20
The mission of the communication, media, and rhetoric (CMR) discipline is to provide an introduction to the breadth of scholarship in communication history, communication theory, and communication contexts.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Up to 4 credits of coursework with a grade of D or D+ may be used to meet the minor requirements if offset by an equivalent number of credits of A or B. Courses may not be taken S-N, unless offered S-N only. A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in the minor to graduate. The GPA includes all, and only, University of Minnesota coursework. Grades of "F" are included in GPA calculation until they are replaced.
Required Courses
CMR 1052 - Introduction to Public Speaking [E/CR] (2.0 cr)
CMR 1062 - Introduction to Interpersonal and Group Communication [HUM] (4.0 cr)
CMR 1101 - Introduction to Theories of Communication, Media, and Rhetoric [HUM] (4.0 cr)
Elective Courses
Take 10 or more credit(s) from the following:
· CMR 1388 - College Newspaper Experience (1.0 cr)
· CMR 1389 - College Radio Experience (1.0 cr)
· CMR 2311 - Media History and Society [SS] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 2321 - Digital Media Production [HUM] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 2411 - Health Communication [HUM] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 2421 - Business and Professional Communication [E/CR] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3101 - Rhetorical History and Theories: Pre-Socratic to Modern Periods [IP] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3111 - Contemporary Rhetorical Theory and Criticism [HUM] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3123 - Rhetorical Criticism and Speeches that Changed the World [HUM] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3202 - Rhetoric of Presidential Inaugurals [HUM] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3251 - Rhetorical Criticism and Free Speech Discourse [E/CR] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3301 - Media Theory, Criticism, and Problems [SS] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3312 - Media Literacy [HUM] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3342 - Visual Journalism [HUM] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3401 - Communication Theory [SS] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3411 - Intercultural Communication Theory and Research [HDIV] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3421 - Organizational Communication Theory and Research [SS] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 3432 - Communication Research Methods [HUM] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 4122 - Rhetoric of Picture Books, Prose and Picture [HUM] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 4152 - Advanced Public Speaking [HUM] (4.0 cr)
· CMR 4341 - New Media Technologies [HUM] (2.0 cr)
· CMR 4411 - Advanced Interpersonal Communication (4.0 cr)
 
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