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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Total credits: 18
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|COMM 200||Communication Theory||3|
|Select two courses from the following:||6|
|Rhetorical Theory and Criticism|
|Relational Communication 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|
Other courses that are PPI may be applied to this requirement with prior written approval of the director of the minor. COMM 100 Public Speaking (Mason Core) or COMM 101 Fundamentals of Communication (Mason Core) cannot be used toward the minor.
|Select two COMM courses (6 credits) in consultation with an advisor 1||6|