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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication Minor

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Requirements for the Minor (15 credits)

A. Choose one of the following (3 credits)

Note: 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 11400/21700.

B. Communication Theory (3 credits)

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)


  • At least 50% of credit for a minor must come from Purdue University West Lafayette.
  • A grade of “C-” or better in order to receive credits for meeting [a unit level requirement]. The P/NP option is not available to complete this minor.
  • Communication majors have priority in all classes.
  • Students must be officially coded as communication minors to register for many classes.


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