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Communication Minor

Communication
College of Liberal Arts
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2014
  • Required credits in this minor: 21
The communication minor emphasizes the breadth and diversity of the communication field (interpersonal communication, mass media and rhetorical theory and practice).
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Core Courses (6 cr)
Students must complete the following courses with a C or better.
COMM 1000 - Human Communication Theory [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (3.0 cr)
COMM 1112 - Public Speaking [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (3.0 cr)
or COMM 1511 - Honors: Public Speaking [LE CAT3, COMM & LAN] (3.0 cr)
Electives
Five elective courses totaling 15 credits are required. Two of these courses must be from at least two of the Distributed Electives areas. An additional 9 credits must be completed. Within these 9 credits, 6 credits must be COMM 3xxx level or above with the following restrictions: COMM 3300, 3310, 4394, 4397, 4399 & 5391 do not apply to the minor, but do apply as elective credit(s) toward the degree.
Distributed Electives (6 cr)
Take at least one course from two of the following areas.
Interpersonal Communication
Take 0 - 1 course(s) from the following:
· COMM 3200 - Interpersonal Communication Theory (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3205 - Relationship Communication (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3210 - Group Communication (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3295 - Special Topics: Interpersonal Communication (Various titles to be assigned) (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3400 - Health Communication (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3535 - Intercultural Communication [LE CAT6, LEIP CAT06, CDIVERSITY] (4.0 cr)
· COMM 3700 - Interpersonal Influence (3.0 cr)
· FST 4006 - Comm 4949, Intercultural Hawaiian Experience (4.0 cr)
or Media Studies
Take 0 - 1 course(s) from the following:
· COMM 2101 - Foundations of Mass Communication [LE CAT8, SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3211 - Communication and Technology in the Information Age (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3405 - Health Campaigns (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3505 - Media Communications (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3520 - Media Effects [SOC SCI] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3550 - Children and Media (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3560 - Video Game Entertainment (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3595 - Special Topics: Media Communication (3.0 cr)
· COMM 4505 - Media Theory and Research (3.0 cr)
or Rhetoric
Take 0 - 1 course(s) from the following:
· COMM 3115 - Persuasion and Argumentation in Public Speaking (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3510 - Ethics in Human Communication (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3610 - Philosophy and Rhetoric [HUMANITIES] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3612 - Rhetorical Criticism (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3615 - Analysis of Public Discourse (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3620 - Controversy in the Boundary Waters [SUSTAIN] (3.0 cr)
· COMM 3695 - Special Topics in Rhetoric Communication (3.0 cr)
· COMM 4500 - History of Rhetoric (3.0 cr)
Other Electives (9 cr)
An additional 9 credits must be completed with a minimum of six credits from COMM 3xxx or above with the following restrictions: COMM 3300, 3310, 4394, 4397, 4399 & 5391 do not apply to the minor, but do apply as elective credit(s) toward the degree.
COMM 1xxx-2xxx (optional)
Take 0 - 1 course(s) from the following:
· COMM 1xxx
· COMM 2xxx
or COMM 3xxx-4xxx (required)
NOTE: COMM 3300, 3310, 4394, 4397, 4399 & 5391 do not apply to the minor, but do apply as elective credit(s) toward the degree.
Take 6 or more credit(s) from the following:
· COMM 3xxx
· COMM 4xxx
 
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