College of Arts and Sciences

Minor in Communication Studies

If you are pursuing a major other than Interpersonal and Organizational Communication or Media and Public Communication, you may earn this minor by completing the following requirements with a 2.0 or better and earning at least 9 credits as resident credit at IPFW.

Below are the requirements for people declaring this minor as of Fall 2013.*
*Please refer to the Undergraduate Bulletin under which you were admitted.

Required courses Credits: 6
Credits in communication courses numbered 300 or above, approved for
communication B.A. majors
*Note: We strongly suggest students consult with a Department of Communication advisor to select these courses.

Minor core Credits: 9
COM 10100 - Introduction to Communication Cr. 3
COM 20300 - Communication Theory Cr. 3
COM 31800 - Principles of Persuasion Cr. 3

One of the following Credits: 3
COM 21200 - Approaches to the Study of Interpersonal Communication  Cr. 3  
COM 24800 - Introduction to Media Criticism and Analysis Cr. 3
COM 25000 - Mass Communication and Society Cr. 3

TOTAL CREDITS: 18