Jul 13, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Professional Communication and Design, Minor

Location(s): Alpine


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The minor in Professional Communication and Design offers a focus on the elements of communication in today’s professional world. The minor is supported by the Department of Fine Arts and Communication and the Department of Languages and Literature. The minor’s cross-curricular focus encourages students to focus on elements of communication and design as a particular support to a variety of majors, including English with a Writing Concentration, Business, Agriculture, the Sciences, etc.

The minor prepares students by developing highly valued skill-sets in professional communication through coursework and practical experiences to prepare students to enter the professional arena particularly well-versed in and prepared for the digital and rhetorical age. The minor supports various major fields of study by training students with communication-based marketable skills in their chosen areas. The minor encourages students to complete their degrees with a body of work, writing samples, and skill sets, which would prove foundational resume builders for the work place.

Program Requirements


The minor in Communication and Design requires 18 semester credit hours that includes 6 hours of advanced coursework. Academic advisors consider the student’s major and aspirations and work with each student to design the appropriate curricular choices.

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