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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Communication Studies (CS) - Minor

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21 credits

2.0 GPA required.

Letter grade required in all minor courses unless otherwise noted.

Students cannot select both a major and minor within the Communication Studies Department.

Required Courses (15 credits)

Electives (6 credits)

  • CMST 100/200/300/400-level (3 credits)
  • CMST 300/400-level (3 credits)

Elective options exclude CMST 191 - Introduction to Public Speaking  and  CMST 192 - Introduction to Effective Communication . ◎ CMST 451 - Topics in Communication Studies  and ◎ CMST 452 - Topics in Public Communication  can be used more than once provided they cover different topics. Foundations/theories courses not used for requirements above may be used as electives.

Course(s) Unique to Minor

WSU policy requires a minor contain at least one course unique to the minor and not used in major or additional requirements. See Degree Audit for details.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

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