Public Communication - 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

The Public Communication minor allows students pursuing, for example, journalism and mass communication, advertising or political science major degrees a more specific minor in Public Communication to add and demonstrate they have more communication training facilitating public communication processes because of required specialized curriculum guiding the minor degree selections.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent 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

[PCMM]

Minor Requirements
COMM 15000INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN COMMUNICATION (KADL) 3
COMM 25902COMMUNICATION THEORY 3
COMM 26001PUBLIC COMMUNICATION IN SOCIETY 3
Choose from the following:9
SPORTS COMMUNICATION
MEDIA, WAR AND PROPAGANDA
COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY AND HUMAN INTERACTION
MEDIA USE AND EFFECTS
FREEDOM OF SPEECH
COMMUNICATION AND INFLUENCE (WIC)
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.