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Minor in Communication
Learn to communicate with a broad range of audiences.
A minor in communication complements a broad spectrum of majors leading to careers in business, government, health organizations, design, education, social and community services. Emphasis is placed on an understanding of the basic nature of communication in organizations, and on the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for effective communication in interpersonal, small group, public, and organizational settings. The minor in communication consists of 18 credits earned in courses with the CM prefix. All course prerequisites must be met to be eligible to take the selected course for a minor. Students minoring in communication are eligible to take courses restricted to business communication majors if the prerequisites are met. Courses ineligible for this minor include:
- CM 253/ENG 253 Journalism I
- CM 254/ENG 254 Journalism II
- CM 290 Business Communication Internship Prep
- CM 303/ENG 303 Feature Writing
- CM 304/ENG 304 Magazine Writing & Publishing
- CM 305/ENG 305 Journalism Practicum
- CM 314/ENG 314 Public Relations Writing
- CM 350 Junior Internship
- CM 401 Senior Internship
Students majoring in business communication may not earn a minor in communication. Please see the chair of the communication programs for more information. General guidelines regarding minors may be found in the Minors section of the catalog.