Communication Arts Minor Degree Requirements

The Communication Arts minor consists of 15 credit hours; 9 of these credit hours must be at the 300 level or above.

Required (6 cr.)

  • SPCH S205 Introduction to Speech Communication
  • SPCH S336 Communication Theory
    • JOUR C200 Introduction to Mass Communication
    • JOUR J200 Writing for Mass Media
    • SPCH S122 Interpersonal Communication
    • SPCH S201 Communicating in Public
    • SPCH S223 Business and Professional Communication
    • SPCH S229 Discussion and Group Methods
    • SPCH S233 Introduction to Public Relations
    • SPCH C321 Persuasion
    • SPCH C325 Interviewing Principles and Practices
    • SPCH C380 Organizational Communication
    • SPCH C391 Seminar (any special topics class such as Family Communication, Public Relations Campaigns, etc.)
    • SPCH C393 Communication Research Methods
    • SPCH S333 Public Relations 
    • SPCH S440 Organizational Communication and Training
    • SPCH S427 Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Electives (9 cr.)

    In addition to the required courses, students may select any 9 credits from the following course options (at least 6 of these 9 credits must be at or above the 300 level).

    Depending on course offerings, students may have an opportunity to take a special topics communication course which is not part of the course listing above. If students would like to petition to have a communication course not listed above included as part of their minor, they should contact the communication arts faculty directly.


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