Minor in Communication Studies
Total units required for Minor: 18, 12 of which must be upper division
Communication Studies is a broad-based discipline concerned with the exchange of messages in interpersonal and mediated situations and with the impact of such exchanges on society. Courses focus on understanding the communication process and developing skills to communicate effectively. The Department offers a wide range of courses in interpersonal, group, and organizational communication, rhetorical theory and criticism, public relations, mass communication and research methodologies.
- Minor programs must be approved by a Department advisor.
- All 18 units in the Minor program must be Communication Studies courses.
|COMS 100A||Survey of Communication Studies 1||3|
No more than a total of 3 units of the following can be applied to the Minor.
|COMS 110||Advanced Debate Workshop||1|
|COMS 111||Debate Research Practicum||3|
|COMS 195||Internship in Communication Studies||1 - 6|
|COMS 199||Special Problems||1 - 3|
Grade of "C-" or better required