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

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.

  • 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


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