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Communication Studies Minor

Program Overview

The minor in communication studies offers students an opportunity to learn the foundations of communication in various contexts including cultural, group, and interpersonal contexts. Students extend their study through the selection of electives.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Graduates with minors in communication studies have competency sets that increase the likelihood of successful socialization in their career organizations. The competency sets include oral and relational communication, critical thinking and problem-solving, and adaptation skills. Empirical research on socialization indicates that strong communication skills increase positive socialization experiences.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic Catalog

Program Details



Administrative Contact

Jerry L. Miller, Ph.D., contact person