Jun 13, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Communication Studies Teaching (CSTM) - Minor

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22-24 credits

2.75 GPA required.

B grade or better required in CMST 493 ; C grade or better required in all other minor courses requiring a letter grade.

This minor is focused on the content needed to teach communication studies and media literacy and coach a speech and/or debate team in grades 5-12. This minor is not a stand-alone minor. Students must also earn a Communication Arts and Literature (Teaching) (CALT) - BT Major . This minor is designed for students who intend to teach in states other than Minnesota which require a minor in a subject area in order to be licensed to teach in that subject area.

Elective (1-3 credits)

  • 100-400 level CMST course (cannot choose CMST 494 )

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