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Chair:
Paul van der Veur
Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-117
Phone: 607-753-4201
Fax: 607-753-4821

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Communication Studies Minor [COM] (Minor)

Communication Studies Department
Van Hoesen Hall, Room B-114
607-753-4201

Students in any major other than communication studies may declare a minor in communication studies. A total of 21 credit hours of course work is required for the minor distributed as follows:

A. Required courses: 12 credit hours
  • COM 100 - Human Communication (3 cr. hr.)
  • COM 200 - Communication History (3 cr. hr.)
  • COM 210 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3 cr. hr.)
  • COM 301 - Mass Media and Society (3 cr. hr.)
B. Elective Communication Studies Courses: nine credit hours

Select nine credit hours in communication studies in consultation with advisor. Elective courses may not include media participation or internship credits (COM 390, 392, 393, 394, 395, 396 or 399).

Total Credit Hours Required for the Minor: 21