The minor requires 18 hours.

Required Courses
COM 102Debate and Advocacy3
or COM 110 Public Speaking
COM 220Empirical Research in Communication3
or COM 225 Rhetorical Theory and Criticism
Select at least three courses at the 300-level

An overall minimum GPA of 2.0 in all communication courses attempted is required for graduation.

COM 280 is open to majors and minors only who satisfy departmental requirements. For three hours of internship credit, students need a minimum of 120 on-site contact hours; applications for internship hours need to be approved by a faculty supervisor and the internship director, or the director of undergraduate studies. Only three hours can count toward a major or minor. Students may enroll in up to three hours of practicum in any semester. Practicum hours need to be approved by supervising faculty. Students can earn a maximum of six hours practicum, only three hours of which may be counted toward a major or minor in communication.