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The Interpersonal Communication minor allows students pursuing, for example, advising, counseling, educational or helping career-related major degrees a more specific minor in interpersonal communication to add and demonstrate they have more communication training facilitating interpersonal 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.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION MINOR REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3
    20001 Interpersonal Communication 3
    25902 Communication Theory 3
  Choose from the following: 9
  COMM 35600 Communication in Small Groups and Teams (3)  
    36505 Communication, Aging and Culture (3)  
WIC   40001 Advanced Interpersonal Communication (3)  
WIC   45957 Language, Meaning and Cognition (3)  
    45959 Nonverbal Communication (3)  
    46601 Relational Communication (3)  
    46605 Communication Across the Lifespan (3)  
    46608 Family Communication (3)  
  MINIMUM TOTAL 18

Minimum 2.250 GPA in the minor required for graduation.