Strategic Communications & Leadership Minor

Students pursuing a minor in strategic communication and leadership will explore communication practices and complete coursework focusing on organizational leadership, professional presentations, persuasion practices, public relations principles and campaigns and communication issue management.

Core Requirements 15

  • COMS 100 - Introduction to Strategic Communication 3 
  • COMS 300 - Strategic Organizational Leadership 3 
  • COMS 310 - Professional Presentations and Speech Writing 3 
  • COMS 330 - Argumentation and Persuasion 3 
  • COMS 383 - Facilitating Team Communication 3

Electives 6

Choose two courses (six hours) from the list below:

  • COMS 333 - Social Media and Community 3 
  • COMS 340 - Event Planning and Public Relations 3 
  • COMS 350 - Communication, Culture and Diversity 3 
  • COMS 370 - Communication and Health 3 
  • COMS 382 - Public Relations Principles 3 
  • COMS 400 - Interviewing 3 
  • COMS 405 - Communication Issue Management 3 
  • COMS 420 - Analysis of Persuasion 
  • COMS 482 - Public Relations Campaigns 3

Total Minor Requirements 21
For a complete list of minor requirements and additional course information, visit the undergraduate catalog website.

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