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 approved by the coordinator and declared via the Minors Program Enrollment Form.

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