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Communications (minor)

A communications minor consists of a minimum of 18 credits in communications and requires one 1000-level course and two 3000- and/or 4000-level courses. The remainder may be chosen from current discipline course offerings at any level and are determined by the student and academic advisor.

Communications Minor Course Options

The communications minor does have specific course requirements as listed below:

  • COMM 1115 – Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 1120 – Mass Communication

Writing Elective – Choose one:

  •  BUSN 2130 -Written Communication
  • ENGL 3010-3014 – Special Topics in Creative Writing
  • ENGL 3120 – Technical Writing

3000- or 4000-level Literature course – Depending on desired work skills, students may choose from:

  • ENGL 3115 – Children’s Literature
  • ENGL 3015-3023 – Great Themes in Literature
  • ENGL 3120 – Technical Writing

3000- or 4000-level Communication course – students may choose from:

  • COMM 3010-3030 – Special Topics in Communication
  • COMM 3110 – Communication Theory
  • COMM 3135 – Small Group Communication
  • COMM 4010 – Critical Issues in Communication
  • COMM 4115 – Gender and Communication

Additional elective – any ENGL, COMM, FILM, or THEA course, excluding core courses.

Students are responsible for meeting prerequisites, or obtaining instructor consent. Students may not minor in their major field of study and must declare their minors prior to registering for GRAD 2110 (graduation). Consult the program coordinator to determine if additional minors are available. The College does not guarantee the availability of all courses necessary for all minor options

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Our pledge that within six months of graduating from Keystone College you will have received at least one job offer or been accepted into a transfer or graduate program.