Health Communication Minor

College of Communication and Information
School of Communication Studies
135 Taylor Hall
Tel: 330-672-2659
E-mail: comm@kent.edu
Web: www.kent.edu/comm

The Health Communication minor allows students pursuing, for example, nursing or public health major degrees a more specific minor in Health Communication to add and demonstrate they have or communication training facilitating health communication processes because of required specialized curriculum guiding the minor degree selections. This adaptation and exploration is likely to be more appealing to both students when constructing their resumes and to employers when making hiring decisions and considering the necessary types of communication skill competencies required for the profession.

HEALTH COMMUNICATION MINOR REQUIREMENTS  (18 credits):
Course Title Credits
COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3
25902 Communication Theory 3
26501 Introduction to Health Communication 3
Choose from the following: 9
COMM 36501 Communication in Health Care (3)

36505 Communication, Aging and Culture (3)

45902 Communication and Influence (3)

46503 Health Communication and Media (3)

46507 Everyday Interpersonal Communication and Health (3)

TOTAL  18

Minimum 2.25 GPA in the minor required for graduation.

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