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The Communication minor allows students to focus on various aspects of human communication, including interpersonal and familial relationships, social interaction, public address, group dynamics, intercultural competency, critical thinking, and activism.

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Degree Requirements 

Communication minors must complete a total of 18 credits.


Core Required Course (3 credits)

  • CMTC 100 Introduction to Communication

Required: One 200-level course from the following (3 credits)

  • CMTC 213 Interpersonal Communication

  • CMTC 214 Business and Professional Communication

  • CMTC 215 Small Group Communication

Required: One 300-level course from the following (3 credits)

  • CMTC 313 Communication, Gender and Identity

  • CMTC 314 Organizational Communication

  • CMTC 315 Group Leadership*

Three Elective Courses (9 credits)

  • One 300-level Communication (CMTC) course

  • One 300-level Communication (CMTC) course

  • Any level Communication (CMTC) course

Note: * CMTC-215 prerequisite

Program Contact Information 

To declare a Communication minor visit our main office (FA 240). For more information call 773-442-5950 or email

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