College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Minor in Professional Experience in Communication

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Minor Requirements

Total credits: 15

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab. Interested students should apply to the Department of Communication in the semester prior. The application requires resume, transcripts, 500- word essay (prompt provided), and interview.


Students complete five required courses, offered as individualized sections of COMM 487 Washington Media Institute. Specific course titles may vary from semester to semester. Examples are Entrepreneurial Media and Journalism and Social Justice. Various seminars, a technology workshop and internship may also be offered.

Take five sections of the following under different titles
COMM 487
Washington Media Institute  
Total Credits 15
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