Skip to body

Communication

College of Arts and Humanities
Give to Communication

Contact Us

Department of Communication
Lind Hall 109
(509) 963-1055
communication@cwu.edu

 

Mailing Address

Department of Communication
Central Washington University
400 E University Way MS 7438
Ellensburg, WA 98926-7438

 

Follow Us

 

Communication Minor

The communication minor introduces students to the study of communication within a modern social and cultural context.

Students in teacher education must meet with the department chair and the certification director to determine the course of study necessary for endorsement.

Required Courses
    COM 201 - Introduction to Mass Communication Credits: (5)
    COM 207 - Introduction to Human Communication Credits: (5)

Department-approved Electives Credits: (18)
To guide your choice of electives, consider taking a Minor Pathway

    COM 202 - The First Amendment: Rights and Responsibilities Credits: (5)
    COM 208 - Introduction to Public Relations Writing Credits: (4)
    COM 222 - Media Literacy in the Digital Age Credits: (5)
    COM 250 - Introduction to Public Speaking Credits: (4)
    COM 251 - Small Group Dynamics Credits: (4)
    COM 253 - Interpersonal Communication Credits: (4)
    COM 270 - Introduction to Public Relations Credits: (4)
    COM 300 - Media Research Credits: (4)
    COM 301 - Public Speaking for Business and Organizations Credits: (2)
    COM 302 - Intercultural Communication Credits: (4)
    COM 303 - Online and Social Media Strategies Credits: (4)
    COM 312 - Introduction to Non-Profit Leadership Credits: (4)
    COM 333 - Communication Ethics Credits: (4)
    COM 340 - Rhetorical Theory Credits: (4)
    COM 345 - Business and Professional Speaking Credits: (4)
    COM 350 - Persuasion and Culture Credits: (4)
    COM 351 - Visual Anthropology Credits: (4)
    COM 362 - Conflict and Communication Credits: (4)
    COM 365 - Organizational Communication Credits: (4)
    COM 369 - Mass Media and Society Credits: (4)
    COM 370 - Advanced Public Relations Writing Credits: (4)
    COM 371 - Event Planning and Management Credits: (4)
    COM 375 - Interviewing Principles and Techniques Credits: (4)
    COM 380 - Non-Verbal Communication Credits: (4)
    COM 382 - History of American Journalism Credits: (4)
    COM 401 - Communication Theory Credits: (4)
    COM 402 - Gender Communication Credits: (4)
    COM 403 - Family Communication Credits: (4)
    COM 407 - Advanced Intercultural Communication Credits: (4)
    COM 411 - Field Experience in Communicating Science to the Public Credits: (2)
    COM 450 - Advanced Public Speaking Credits: (4)
    COM 451 - Communication Analysis and Research Credits: (4)
    COM 455 - Rhetorical Criticism Credits: (4)
    COM 460 - Communication Law Credits: (4)
    COM 465 - Communication and Organizational Leadership Credits: (4)
    COM 470 - Public Relations Strategies Credits: (4)
    COM 472 - Global Public Relations Credits: (4)
    COM 473 - Crisis Communication Management Credits: (4)
    COM 475 - Public Relations Management Credits: (4)
    COM 481 - Central Communication Agency Credits: (2)
    COM 483 - Advanced Central Communication Agency Credits: (3)
    COM 485 - Senior Seminar Credits: (4)
    COM 486 - Advanced Journalism Seminar Credits: (4)
    COM 487 - Advanced Public Relations Seminar Credits: (4)
    COM 490 - Cooperative Education Credits: (1-4)

TOTAL CREDITS: 28

APPLY

Take the Next Step to Becoming a Wildcat.

Admissions@cwu.edu