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Communication, Minor

A minor in communication from Saint Louis University allows students to complement another major with the essential knowledge and skills that the study of communication provides.

In this way, students increase their versatility, adding several key abilities: analyzing, understanding and solving problems; communicating and connecting in a diverse world; and utilizing technology in effective and ethical ways. Working with their faculty mentor, students are allowed to develop a personally tailored program of study for their minor that fits their individual goals and interests.

Foundation Courses
CMM 1000Human Communication and Culture3
CMM 2400Media and Society3
Writing Course
CMM 2100Journalism: News Writing3
or CMM 2120 Message Design
Communication Elective Courses
Select 12 credits of any communication course offered in the department, at least 6 credits of which must be at the 3000 or 4000 level 12
Total Credits21

The elective credits should be chosen in consultation with the student’s faculty mentor.

Continuation Standards

After completing 12 credits in the minor, a student must maintain a 2.00 GPA in the minor. Failure to meet this standard will result in the student being placed on probation. If the student's GPA in the minor does not reach 2.00 after two additional semesters, the department may dismiss the student from the program.

Students can complete all or part of the communication minor at SLU’s campus in Madrid.

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