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2023-2024 University Catalog 
2023-2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Minor

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Requirements for the Minor (15 credits)

A. Required Course (3 credits)

Choose one of the following.

C. Communication Course - 20000 level or higher (3 credits)

  • COM 20000 - 59999 (any course)

D. Upper Level Communication Courses (6 credits)

  • COM 30000 - 59999 (any course)


  • If a student has undistributed transfer credit that was approved for the university core curriculum requirement in oral communication, that course may be substituted for COM 11400 /COM 21700 .
  • If a student has completed the university core curriculum requirement in oral Communication with a course other than COM 11400 or COM 21700, for that course to substitute in area A, the student must take COM 31400 (in which case the prerequisites for COM 31400 will be waived by the Lamb School) in either area C or D. Otherwise, either COM 11400 or 21700 is still required. 
  • Students must be officially coded as communication minors to register for many classes.
  • Communication majors have priority in all COM classes.
  • A grade of “C-” or better for this minor. The P/NP option is not available to complete this minor.

College of Liberal Arts Pass/No Pass Option Policy

  • P/NP cannot be used to satisfy Liberal Arts Core, Liberal Arts major, minor, or certificate requirements.


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