The communication minor consists of five courses (20 credits). Students must complete a minimum of two 400-level introductory courses (CMN 455, CMN 456, or CMN 457), a minimum of two 500-level analysis courses (refer to Time and Room Schedule for current offerings), a minimum of one advanced 600-level or 700-level course. Students must follow all communication course prerequisites (see page 2 of PDF link below for prerequisite list).
Students who pursue a Communication Minor must meet the following minimal standards: complete five courses within the minor with a C or better at the 400-level and with a C- or better at the 500-, 600-, and 700-levels, and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.00. The two 500-level analysis courses each must have a different 400-level prerequisite and be taken before enrolling in an advanced upper-level course. No more than two transfer courses from other institutions can be applied to the minor and all transfers are contingent upon department approval. No more than four credits of independent study can count toward the minor. No pass/fail or credit/fail courses can count toward the minor. CMN 500 Public Speaking cannot be used to fulfill a minor requirement.