Minors in Communication Studies


The minor in Journalism provides an introduction to journalism areas such as writing, editing, feature writing, layout and design and related communication and media issues.


The Communication Studies program offers training in the practice and theory of communication across a variety of contexts. The coursework for the minor consists of 18 hours of coursework (6 hours of required courses and 12 hours of electives.) Students must earn a 2.0 GPA in all courses applied to the minor.

  • Eligibility: Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA. 
  • There are a limited number of spots available for the Communication Studies minor, and they are issued on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is one declaration day per Fall and Spring semester.
  • To apply: Submit the Communication Studies Minor Application on the declaration date. The application will become live at 8:30 am and close at 5:00 pm.
  • Download the Worksheet: Communication Studies Minor Worksheet

Spring 2021 Declaration Date: March 15th, 2021            8:30 AM – 5:00 PM