Communication Studies Minor

Strong communication skills and a solid foundation in communication principles compliments every academic program and professional pursuit.

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The communication studies minor is an excellent option for students who want to complement a variety of majors. The minor offers coursework in public speaking, analytical writing, professional communication, as well as focused courses on public advocacy, intercultural communication, and leadership. The minor attracts students majoring in business, health professions, english, cultural studies, women’s and gender studies, among others, and is especially well-suited for students wanting to pursue graduate or law school.

The Communication Studies minor requires 27 total units: completion of 18 units of required courses and 9 additional units of COMM electives. At least 9 units must be upper level courses (300-400 level). The department will accept up to 9 units of compatible transfer courses toward the minor. View degree requirements in the undergraduate catalog.