Communication Studies - Minor

College of Communication and Information
School of Communication Studies
135 Taylor Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2659
comm@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/comm


Description

Effective communication skills are consistently rated as one of the top three proficiencies employers desire in new hires. Whether students major in architecture or zoology, communication skills are necessary for effective interaction. The Communication Studies minor allows students to improve their speaking abilities as well as their listening, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus
  • Stark Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
COMM 15000INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION (KADL) 3
COMM 25902COMMUNICATION THEORY 3
COMM 30000COMMUNICATION RESEARCH METHODS 3
COMM 35852INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION (DIVG) 3
COMM 35912GENDER AND COMMUNICATION (DIVD) 3
COMM 45459COMMUNICATION AND CONFLICT 3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.250
  • Requirement to declare minor: Minimum 2.000 overall Kent State University GPA; or, if a first semester freshman or transfer student admitted in good standing, no established Kent State University GPA is needed.