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The minor in communication studies requires 21 credit hours including “ CMST 220 Interpersonal Communication (3 credits) ” and six CMST courses. “ CMST 101 Public Speaking - OC (3 credits) ” and “ CMST 110 Introduction to Communication Studies - OC (3 credits) ,” which can be used for general education credit, cannot be used for the minor. They also must take “ CMST 101 Public Speaking - OC (3 credits) ” or “ CMST 110 Introduction to Communication Studies - OC (3 credits) ” to fulfill their oral communication general education requirement.
CMST minors must earn a letter grade of C- or better as well as a 2.0 GPA in their minor courses.
Students must take six CMST courses (total of 18 hours) not listed above and not including CMST 101 or CMST 110 .