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Professional Communication

This minor is designed to provide students with a broad overview of the different channels of communication with which they will be expected to have some familiarity and skill for most professional work environments. Furthermore, students' reading, research, writing, speaking, computer literacy, professional behavior, and critical thinking skills will be enhanced.

Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours18
ENGLS311Advanced Composition3
Select one from the following (3 credits)
COMMS335Organizational Communication3
COMMS475Communication in Education and Training3
Select one from the following (3 credits)
HUMS499Humanities Capstone3
Select three from the following (9 credits)
COMMS235Small Group Communication & Teambuilding3
COMMS237Interpersonal Communication3
COMMS241Public Speaking3
COMMS250Introduction to Human Communication3
COMMS320Argumentation and Debate3
COMMS330Intercultural Communication3
COMMS335Organizational Communication3
COMMS380Communication Theory3
COMMS451Gendered Interpersonal Communication3
COMMS475Communication in Education & Training3
ENGLS212Technical Writing3
ENGLS414Research Writing3
JOURS100Introduction to Journalism3
JOURS101Introduction to Mass Communication3
JOURS102Introduction to News Editing and Layout3
JOURS221Introduction to Photography3
JOURS224Intermediate Photography3
JOURS294/394/494Newspaper Practicum3
___S__Advisor-approved CIOS course3

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