Giving students the conceptual tools with which to evaluate and respond to diverse communication events and settings, this minor not only helps students in coping with events in everyday life, but it also prepares them for careers related to communication. The requirements are listed below.  This minor is open to all students, regardless of major.  

Course Requirements: (5 required)

  • CM 110 - Introduction to Human Communication
  • CM 115 - Introduction to Mediated Communication
  • CM 216 - Principles and Practices of Journalism
  • or
  • CM 218 - Media Writing
  • CM 221 - Public Speaking
  • or
  • CM 227 - Speaking in Small Groups
  • CM 325 Special Topics in Communication 
    • Communication and Gender
    • Media Criticism
    • TV, Communication, and Culture
  • One elective (300 or above) approved by the Coordinator of the Communication Program

  • CM 330 - Political Communication
  • CM 400 - Independent Study
  • CM 481-482 - Internship
  • EN 307 - Special Topics in Writing
  • EN 355 - Introduction to General Linguistics
  • FAS 376 - Art and Design for the Web
  • FAS 356 - Special Topics: Mixed Media
  • FAS 375 - Typography and Design
  • PH 320 - Critical Thinking
  • PH 321 - Formal Logic
  • PH 336 - Aesthetics: Theories of Beauty
  • PO 345 - Public Administration
  • PY 315 - Social Psychology
  • SO 309 - Gender and Society
  • SO 330 - Race and Ethnic Relations
  • SO 342 - Social Inequality
  • SO 344 - Political Sociology
  • contact information

     

    Contact information:  Gender Studies Director:  Professor Jennifer Thorn.