Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Communication Studies Minor Starting Fall 2010

Communication Studies Minor

Total Credit Hours: 18

General Communications Courses (3 credit hours—required)

  • COMM 175: Introduction to Communication

Electives (15 hours—select five from the following menus—two of these courses must be selected from at least two different menus)

Menu 1: Theory/Critical Analysis

  • COMM 215: Ethics and Communication
  • COMM 220: Intro to Rhetoric
  • COMM 227: Social Justice and Communication
  • COMM 268: Persuasion
  • COMM 271: Media Culture and Communication
  • COMM 272: Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 273: Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 274: Intro to Cinema
  • COMM 276: Media and Society
  • COMM 277: Organizational Communication

Menu 2: Applied

  • COMM 130: Intro to Audio Production
  • COMM 135: Intro to Video Production
  • COMM 204: Community as Story
  • COMM 230: Argumentation and Advocacy
  • COMM 231: Conflict Management and Communication
  • COMM 232: Film Production
  • COMM 234: Interviewing for Communication
  • COMM 236: Persuasive Presentations
  • COMM 237: Small Group Communication
  • COMM 275: Web Design and Usability
  • COMM 306: Environmental Advocacy
  • COMM 361: New Media Criticism

Menu 3: Research Methods

  • COMM 364: Communication Research Methods Topics
  • COMM 365: Naturalistic Methods of Communication Research
  • COMM 366: Observing and Measuring Communication Behavior
  • COMM 367: Rhetorical Criticism
  • COMM 368: Critical Ethnography in Communication

Menu 4: General Electives (any COMM course not previously taken counts for a general elective)