Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Communication Studies Minor (Before 2010)

The Communication minor is for students pursuing other majors who wish to enhance their insights and abilities in communication (18 credit hours).

Introductory Courses - 6 hours REQUIRED

  • COMM 150: Communication Processes (3)
  • COMM 160: Communication Practices (3)                                                                

Electives - 12 hours (Select four from the following menus:

(Six of these hours must be selected from at least two different menus)

Theory/Critical Analysis:  Menu 1

  • COMM 215. Ethics and Communication
  • COMM 220. Introduction to Rhetoric
  • COMM 227. Social Justice and Communication
  • COMM 268. Persuasion
  • COMM 271. Media Culture and Communication
  • COMM 272. Intercultural Communication
  • COMM 273. Interpersonal Communication
  • COMM 274. Introduction to Cinema
  • COMM 276. Media and Society
  • COMM 277. Organizational Communication

Applied:  Menu 2

  • COMM 130. Introduction to Audio Production*
  • COMM 135. Introduction to Video Production
  • COMM 205. Reporting and Writing
  • COMM 230. Argumentation and Advocacy
  • COMM 231. Conflict Management and Communication
  • COMM 232. Film Production
  • COMM 234. Interviewing for Communication
  • COMM 236. Persuasive Presentations
  • COMM 237. Small Group Communication

Research Methods:  Menu 3

  • COMM 364. Naturalistic Methods of Communication Research
  • COMM 365. Observing and Measuring Communication Behavior
  • COMM 366. Rhetorical Criticism
  • COMM 367. Critical Ethnography in Communication
  • COMM 368 Communication Research Methods Topics

Electives

Electives can be selected from any of the above courses or any COMM courses offered.