Communication Minor

HFA PEAK

15 credits

Minor Requirements

Rhetorical Core

COM-100Communication & Culture

3

COM-101Foundations of Public Advocacy

3 credits

Methods

COM-250Criticism as Praxis

3 credits

Topics

Complete 6 credits from the following:

ART-111Ways of Seeing

3 credits

COM-111Foundations of Journalism: From Guttenberg to Instagram

3 credits

COM-290Competitive Forensics

1 credit

COM-299TSpecial Topics Communication

1 -3 credits

COM-320Communicating Gender and Sexuality

3 credits

COM-360Topics in the Philosophy of Communication

3 credits

COM-399TSpecial Topics in Communication

1-3 credits

COM-490Advanced Forensics Competition

1 credit

PHI-150Critical Reasoning

3 credits

PHI-214Introduction to Logic

3 credits

PHI-309Feminist Philosophy

3 credits

THE-200Introduction to Film Studies

3 credits

THE-215Acting Fundamentals

3 credits

THE-216Voice and Diction

3 credits

THE-300Gender and Sexuality in Film

3 credits

COM-290: Up to 4 credits may count toward this requirement.

COM-490: Up to 4 credits may count toward this requirement.

Any COM course not counted elsewhere in the program may count toward this requirement.

 

Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate engagement with humanistic inquiry through the application of theory and methodology (appropriate to discipline) to cultures, texts, or artifacts
    1. Describe the communication discipline and its central questions. (100)
    2. Employ communication theories, perspectives, principals, and concepts.(100; 250)
    3. Engage in communication inquiry.(100, 101, 250)
    4. Critically analyze messages. (100; 250)
  2. Provide evidence of their own artistic work and active engagement with the creative process.
    1. Create messages appropriate to the audience, purpose, and context. (101; 250)
    2. Understand the importance of audience, purpose, and context in their cognitive, affective, and aesthetic dimensions. (101)
    3. Demonstrate the ability to accomplish communicative goals.(101; 250)
  3. Demonstrate engagement with non-dominant cultures and cultural products.
    1. Apply ethical communication principles and practices. (100; 101; 250)
    2. Utilize communication to embrace difference. (100; 101; 250)
  4. Influence public discourse.(100; 101; 250)