Minor in Communication Management

Students in the communication studies minor learn about various types of individual and group communication.

18 units


Core Requirement
COMM 201Introduction to Communication Studies3
Lower-Division Electives6
Select two of the following:
Professional Communication
Communication and Relationships
Small Group Communication
Intercultural Communication 1
Upper-Division Electives9
Select three of the following:
Research Methods in Communication
Leadership Communication
Nonverbal Communication
Rhetoric and Political Influence
Conflict Management
Organizational Communication
Family Communication
Persuasion and Attitude Change
Total Units18

Meets the General Education Intercultural Competence requirement.  

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Explain how communication creates, sustains, manages, and changes persons, groups, organizations, and society, and use that knowledge in an ethical manner.
  2. Articulate how the Christian faith and one’s worldview inform the study, evaluation, and practice of communication.
  3. Identify one’s own communication tendencies, strengths, and weaknesses.
  4. Express ideas clearly and accurately through oral and written communication using various media in academic and practitioner contexts.
  5. Utilize quantitative and qualitative research tools to explore communication worlds.
  6. Apply communication theories and ethics to various communicative situations.
  7. Identify a vocational direction where one’s communication skills can be utilized to make a positive difference.