Communication Studies

The Communication Studies minor helps students develop skills that are consistently sought in the workplace such as the ability to give clear presentations, work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds, work in teams, manage conflicts, and interact with others effectively.  These skills enable you to be successful in a wide variety of jobs and situations.  They can also improve the quality of your personal relationships.  Students in any major would benefit from this minor.

This is an 18 credit minor focusing on interpersonal communication.

Note: Students are not required to declare a minor before taking courses in the program. However, unless declared, minor will not show up on diploma as a minor.

All courses are 3 credits.


COMM 2630 Public Speaking (A2)
COMM 3600 Interpersonal Communication
COMM 4630 Group Discussion (TI)


COMM 3400 Intercultural Communication (WI)

Select three from the following:

COMM 2310 Organizational Communication (WI)
COMM 2600 Oral Interpretation -OR- COMM 2640 Voice and Speech Production (choose one)
COMM 2620 Communicating Food (A4)
COMM 2650 Foundations of Language
COMM 3610 Successful Business & Professional Communication
COMM 3650 Persuasion & Social Change
COMM 4200 Nonverbal Communication
COMM 4640 Technology and Society (TI)


WI = Writing Intensive Course
TI=Technology Intensive Course
A# = Meets UCC Area course requirement

For further information contact:
Professor Morganstern
Hobart Hall, Room 103

·         COMM2600 Organization or 2640 Voice & Speech

                   Production (choose one)

·         COMM 2620 Communicating Food (A4)