Minor in Communication

Catalog Year: 2020-2021

The minor in communication provides useful knowledge of human resources management, advertising, marketing, public relations/political campaign management, events management, speech writing, media production, or journalism.

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Minor Requirements

Total credits: 18

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Core Courses

COMM 200 Communication Theory 3
Select two courses from the following: 6
Rhetorical Theory and Criticism  
Relational Communication Theory  
Media Theory  
Foundations of Intercultural Communication (Mason Core)  
Select one public-presentation (PPI) course from the following: 1 3
Voice and Articulation  
Performance for Communication Arts  
Business and Professional Communication  
Video: Performance and Writing  
Ceremonial Speech Writing and Performance  
Total Credits 12

Electives in Communication

Select two COMM courses (6 credits) in consultation with an advisor 1 6
Total Credits 6