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Public 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 Public Communication minor allows students pursuing, for example, journalism and mass communication, advertising or political science major degrees a more specific minor in Public Communication to add and demonstrate they have more communication training facilitating public 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.

PUBLIC COMMUNICATION MINOR REQUIREMENTS (18 credits):
Course Title Credits
COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 
3

25902 Communication Theory
3
26001 Public Communication
3
Choose from the following: 9
COMM 45006 Media Uses and Effects (3)

45007 Freedom of Speech (3)

45902 Communication and Influence (3)

41000 Sport Communication (3)

42000 Media, War and Propaganda (3)

43000 Communication Technologies and Human Interaction (3)

TOTAL  18

Minimum 2.25 GPA in the minor required for graduation.

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