Students from a wide variety of majors, whether in the sciences, social sciences, or humanities, choose to minor in Communication and in Media because of the focus on knowledge and skills that all employers want - excellent written, oral, and digital communication, interpersonal communication, leadership and team-building.

Minor in Communication:

The Communication minor focuses on building and maintaining relationships across diverse groups and cultures. This minor may appeal to you if you are interested in counseling, health professions, psychology, or other fields where interpersonal communication skills are essential. Business students also find a minor in Communication extremely helpful in enhancing their interpersonal skills and their career readiness. The Communication minor can be customized to compliment your academic and career needs.

REQUIREMENTS

18 credits: (beyond SKC101)     CM120 Interpersonal Comm (required), CM210 Persuasion (recommended), and four elective courses selected with a Communication academic advisor. 

All 18 credits must be completed with a minimum grade of C

At least 6 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher

At least 9 credits must be completed in-residence at Carlow

 

Minor in Media:

The minor in Media focuses on media literacy and creating and understanding mass mediated messages. You may find a media minor appealing if you are studying political science, government, policy, and other fields that focus on advocacy. Business students find the Media minor helpful by enhancing their skills in digital communication. The Media minor can be tailored to suit your academic and career interests.

REQUIREMENTS

18 credits (beyond SKC101)     CM104 Intro to Mass Media (required), CM210 Persuasion, CM260 Writing for Media, and CM360 Digital Storytelling (all recommended), and two elective courses selected with a Communication academic advisor.

All 18 credits must be completed with a minimum grade of C

At least 6 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher

At least 9 credits must be completed in-residence at Carlow