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Department of Communication Studies

Minors

Department of Communication Studies minors require a minimum of 16 credits. You may count up to 8 credits from the General Education Requirements toward a minor.

Minor in Leadership and Management Requirements (4 courses, 16 credits)

CC 330 Management and Communication

Plus the following:

CC 200 Communication and the Political World
CC 203 Intercultural Communication
CC 266 Conflict and Negotiation

Minor in Philosophy Requirements (4 courses, 16 credits)

Students are required to take any four PH courses. With the permission of the minor advisor, certain Institute courses may count toward the Philosophy minor. Examples include:

IN 116 Ways of Knowing: Philosophy in Literature
IN 124 Truth and Narrative

Minor in Political Communication Requirements (4 courses, 16 credits)

(Please consult the Undergraduate Catalogue for relevant course prerequisites)

CC 200 Communication and the Political World

Plus any three of the following:

CC 263 Argument and Advocacy
CC 266 Conflict and Negotiation
CC 357 Leadership
CC 344 Rhetoric of Social Movements
CC 422 Politics and Comedy: Subversive Laughter
CC 471 Topic: Consumption, Communication, and Social Change
PH 300 Community, Communication, and Public Policy

Minor in Radio Requirements (5 courses, 20 credits)

This multidisciplinary minor is designed for students interested in production, business, and performance aspects of radio and audio news and entertainment.

CC 150 Radio Programming and Operations
MK 230 Marketing, Sales, and Promotion for Radio
JR 241 Radio Journalism
CC 350 Media Broadcast Vocal Performance
MB 320 The Business of Broadcasting

Minor in Sociology Requirements (4 courses, 16 credits)

SO 150 Principles of Sociology
SO 200 Communities and Race Relations
SO 206 Gender in a Global Perspective
SO 208 Visual Society
SO 303 Culture and Power
SO 360 Deviance and Social Control

With the permission of the minor advisor, certain Institute courses may count toward the Sociology minor, such as IN 123 Ritual and Performance and IN 137 Boston’s Movers and Shakers.