The Minor

The total number of units required for the minor is 24.

Foundational Courses (8 units):

  • Com 006 Messages Meaning and Culture
  • Com 101 Theories of Rhetoric and Communication I

Elective Courses (16 Units):

One course (up to 4 units) may be taken outside the department of Communication Studies (see options below). Com 190 units do not count toward the 24 required units for the minor:

  • Com 015 Public Speaking
  • Com 102 Theories of Rhetoric and Communication II
  • Com 103 Communication Criticism
  • Com 110 Interpersonal Communication
  • Com 115 Advanced Public Speaking
  • Com 125 Mass Communication
  • Com 127 Group Communication & Leadership
  • Com 129 Persuasion and Propaganda
  • Com 130 Argumentation and Advocacy
  • Com 133 Conflict and Reconciliation
  • Com 134 Conflict and Reconciliation - Case Studies
  • Com 135 Studies in Public Discourse
  • Com 140 Studies in Communication Ethics
  • Com 138 International Rhetoric
  • Com 145 Organizational Communication
  • Com 148 Postmodern Narratives
  • Com 195 Special Topic Seminars
  • Com 196 Senior Seminar (2 or 4 units)
  • Non-departmental elective options (you may choose one course, up to 4 units): An 150 Cross-Cultural Communication OR CS 050 History & Ethics of Computer Science OR Eng 087 Journalism OR Eng 101 Film Analysis OR Eng 104 Modern Grammar & Advanced Composition OR MA 005 Statistics OR PHI 135 Philosophy of Language OR Intermediate Level II or Advanced Course in Modern, Foreign Language (such as Spanish, French, German, etc.) (4)Debate

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