Program overview

No matter your course of study, a minor in communications studies is an invaluable complement to any degree. You’ll enhance your love for writing, research, and develop and hone verbal and nonverbal communications skills needed in virtually any field.

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Minor requirements

Our 21-credit minor integrates various areas of communication with courses such as speech communication, nonverbal communication and communication research methods.


Communication Studies (Minor)

David Dewberry


Department of Communication, Journalism, and Media

Fine Arts Building

ddewberry [at]

(609) 895-5624

Academic Focus: Communication

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