Minor in Communication

Available July 2017

The Communication Minor provides students with a unique program of study that answers the demand for those who wish to integrate science and technology with solid communication skills. Objectives include providing students with a strong foundation in the basic concepts of communication in today’s technology-centric world, analyzing research techniques and the principles of scientific inquiry, gaining hands-on experience with news writing and reporting and business communication essentials, exploring new media communications including social media, blogging, web site content, and more, and evaluating the laws, ethics, cultural, and societal aspects of mass communication.

Not open to BS in Communication students.

ENGL 221Technical Report Writing3
or ENGL 222 Business Communication
COMD 265Introduction to Newswriting and Reporting3
Take three courses (9 credit hours) from the following options:9
Mass Communication Law and Ethics
Aviation and Aerospace Communication
Environmental Communication
Media Relations I
Nonverbal Communication
Total Credits15