Strong communication skills and a solid foundation in communication principles compliments every academic program and professional pursuit.
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 9 units of lower-level core and 15 additional units of any COMM course. All minor requirements must be completed with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher. The department will accept up to 9 units of compatible transfer courses toward the minor. View degree requirements in the undergraduate catalog.