Minor In Information Design And Corporate Communication

With an Information Design and Corporate Communication minor, students may select from more than 27 courses in oral, written, or visual communication.  Areas covered include public relations, Internet journalism, web design, information architecture, international corporate communication, technical communication, persuasion, mass media, and inter-cultural communication.  Research shows that people who communicate well, whether in the arts & sciences or in business, tend to achieve greater success in their endeavors than people who do not communicate well.  The Information Design and Corporate Communication minor encourages students to develop the communication knowledge and skills that will result in richer personal and professional lives.

Prerequisites

EXP 101 is a prerequisite for COM 210 and all IDCC courses.

Requirements

  • COM 210 - Effective Speaking
  • 2 IDCC Electives
  • 1 IDCC or IDCC-related elective from the following list:

IDCC Course*
COM 298-499
HI 305 Arts and Society
ID 202 Power and Propaganda
ID 203 Communication and Gender: Meanings in Form and Content
GLS 310 Perspectives on Global Commerce
MC 200-399 (Media Studies theory courses)
MG 240 Interpersonal Relations in Management*
MG 241 Leadership, Power, and Politics in Organizations*
MG 360 Negotiating*
MK 321 Consumer Behavior*
PS 230 Sports Psychology
PS 311 Social Psychology
PS 325 Cyber Psychology
PS 335 Psychology of Men
SO 287 Media, Culture and Society

Notes:

  • All IDCC classes and courses noted * are considered Business courses.

  • All COM classes are considered Arts and Sciences courses.

All minors must be declared via MyBentley and approved by the coordinator.

Refer to the Advising Directory to identify the appropriate Minor Coordinator.