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Communication

Minor

Susan Minton, MA, Program Coordinator
J.L. Turner Leadership Center, Room 203
(270) 384-8141  mintons@lindsey.edu


Mission Statement

The mission of the Communication program, consistent with the stated mission of the College, is to prepare students for effective and ethical leadership in human affairs and to provide solid foundations for a variety of professional careers by helping students become more competent communicators.


Graduation Requirements

Depending upon the general education program pursued, students must earn either 120 or 128 credit hours to meet graduation requirements.  Some courses taken for the minor may simultaneously fulfill general education requirements.  Please see the Graduation Requirements (bachelor's degrees) section of this catalog for information on the general education programs.

Students should note that the minor contributes between 5 and 18 hours toward the required 39 hours of 3000-4000 level course work.


Program Requirements:  21 hours

In addition to the appropriate general education program and a major, students must complete the minor's prerequisite and core requirements and must select program electives as indicated.

A.  Prerequisite:  3 hours

  • Introduction to Communication (COMM 1003) -- 3 hours

B.  Program Electives (choose from the following):  18 hours

  • Mass Media & Society (COMM/JRNL 1503) -- 3 hours
  • Critical Thinking & Communication (COMM 2003) -- 3 hours
  • Communication Presentations (COMM 2201) -- 1 hour
  • Interpersonal Communication (COMM 2503) -- 3 hours
  • Communicating Effectively (COMM 2903) -- 3 hours
  • Advanced Public Speaking (COMM 3103) -- 3 hours
  • Public Relations: Principles & Practices (COMM) 3113) -- 3 hours
  • Nonverbal Communication (COMM 3203) -- 3 hours
  • Intermediate Public Relations (COMM 3213) -- 3 hours
  • Group Communication & Decision Making (COMM 3303) -- 3 hours
  • Internal Communication (COMM 3333) -- 3 hours
  • Family Communication (COMM 3403) -- 3 hours
  • Organizational Communication (COMM 3503) -- 3 hours
  • Intercultural Communication (COMM 3603) -- 3 hours
  • Great Speeches (COMM 3723) -- 3 hours
  • Communication & Aging (COMM 3703) -- 3 hours
  • Gender and Communication (COMM 3713) -- 3 hours
  • Conflict Resolution (COMM 4103) -- 3 hours
  • Advanced Public Relations Applications (COMM 4113) -- 3 hours
  • Crisis Communication (COMM 4203) -- 3 hours 
  • Communication Law & Ethics (COMM/JRNL 4403) -- 3 hours
  • Interviewing (COMM 4503) -- 3 hours
  • Creative Communication (COMM 4613) -- 3 hours
  • Leadership (COMM 4713) -- 3 hours
  • Persuasion (COMM 4723) -- 3 hours
  • Political Communication & Public Affairs (COMM 4733) -- 3 hours
  • Professional Internship in Communication (COMM 4903) -- 3 hours
  • Psychology of Language (PSYC 3703) -- 3 hours

 

 

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