The Communication minor complements any major by providing you with the foundations of good and effective communication. If you decide to pursue graduate studies, the Communication minor will also serve you well as a strong framework in any number of fields of study.
Additionally, the skills you will hone as a Communication minor — self-knowledge, interpersonal communication, social interaction, presentation of self, personal discipline, risk-taking, cooperative group effort, sensitivity to others, and more — are important to any career or graduate school application.
To be admitted to a minor in the Communication and Journalism Department, you first need to be admitted to a major. In addition, you’ll need to have achieved at least sophomore standing (45 college-level credits), with a minimum 2.70 cumulative GPA. Applications are available year-round.
Courses and Degree Requirements
In general, if you are a Communication minor, you are required to earn a minimum of 30 credits in Communication, with a minimum of 15 upper-division credits. Students majoring in Communication may not pursue a minor within the department.
View the Communication minor requirements.