Jan 31, 2023  
2022-23 Western Washington University Catalog 
    
2022-23 Western Washington University Catalog

Communication Studies Minor


Department of Communication Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

22-25 credits

Introduction

We focus on the centrality of human communication for understanding our relationships, our communities, and ourselves. Our teaching, scholarship, and service nurture inclusive discourse, critical thinking, and cooperative solutions in a diverse global community. We offer opportunities to develop communication skills and explore communication theories within a rigorous liberal arts program.

Why Consider a Communication Studies Minor?

A minor in Communication Studies will be a valuable complement to any major. The concepts and competencies we teach are essential for engaged citizenship and productive employment in every sector.

 Contact Information

Department Chair
Jianglong Wang
Communications Facility 279
360-650-3869
jlwang@wwu.edu

Communication Studies
Academic Advisement

Communications Facility 295
360-650-3870
CommunicationStudiesAdvising@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

Recruiter | Mediator | Training and Development Specialist | Bank Officer | Real Estate Agent

 Major/Career Resources

www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

In order to declare a minor in Communication Studies, students should initiate the Registrar’s Office Minor Declaration and Change Form; see the department website for instructions.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s major or minor courses, and supporting courses for majors and minors.

Requirements