Jul 13, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Communication Minor

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SBSB 2112

(760) 750-8073

Program Chair:
Katherine Brown, Ph.D.

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Program of Study

The minor in Communication provides students with a comprehensive knowledge of the nature of communication, its varied forms and uses, and its multiple social, cultural, and cognitive effects. Students are introduced to the significance of communication within their own lives and its relevance to the complex relationships they enter into as participants in families, communities, and organizations; as representatives of one or more cultures; and as consumers of information distributed through mediated channels.

Special Conditions for the Minor in Communication

  • All courses used for the minor must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. A maximum of three (3) units of COMM 495  and/or COMM 499A -C may be applied to the Communication Minor.
  • All non-articulated course must be reviewed and approved by a faculty advisor.
  • At least six (6) units must be unique to the Communication minor.
  • A maximum of six (6) units may be counted toward both the Media Studies major and Communication minor.
  • Social Sciences majors may double count a maximum of six (6) units toward their primary field in the Social Sciences major and the Communication minor.

Upper-Division (12 Units)

Total (18 Units)

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