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Communication (Minor)

Offered by the School of Communication.

Admission to the Program

Formal admission to the minor requires a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA. Students should not declare their minor until they have declared a major.  

Students who are unable to achieve a  minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA and declare a minor in communication are not allowed to take courses in the school after they have completed 60 hours of undergraduate credit.

Minor Requirements

  • 18 credit hours with grades of C or better, a minimum of 9 credit hours at or above 300-level, and at least 12 credit hours unique to the minor

Course Requirements

Required (6 credit hours)

Media Studies (12 credit hours)

Complete 12 credit hours, with at least 9 credit hours at or above 300-level, from the following: