Communication Studies Minor

Communication Studies Minor - Elementary Education

Communication Studies Minor - Elementary Education 24 Total Credits
Required Courses: 9 cr. hrs.

COMS 223 Oral Interpretation of Literature 3 cr.
COMS 306 Nonverbal Communication 3 cr.
COMS 407 Listening Instruction 3 cr.
Directed Electives: 9 cr. hrs.
COMS 208 Problem Solving in Small Group Communication 3 cr.
COMS 327 Children‚s Theatre and Puppetry 3 cr.
COMS 328 Creative Dramatics for Children and Special Populations 3 cr.
COMS 335 Directing I 3 cr.
or
COMS 231 Stage Technology and Scene Painting
Electives in COMS: 6 cr. hrs.
A research/writing course experience is required in the major or another field; COMS 284 Sophomore Seminar or another course approved by the department chair, will satisfy this requirement. A senior portfolio experience is required in the major or another field; COMS 484, Senior Portfolio Seminar or another course approved by the department chair, will satisfy this requirement.

Communication Studies Minor - Liberal Arts, B.S.

24 Total Credits
Required Courses: 12 cr. hrs.

COMS 106 Interpersonal Communication 3 cr.
COMS 207 Listening Skills 3 cr.
COMS 306 Nonverbal Communication 3 cr.
COMS 311 Persuasion 3 cr.
Directed Electives: 12 cr. hrs.
COMS 208 Problem Solving in Small Group Communication 3 cr.
or
COMS 316 Organizational Communication
COMS 211 Public Speaking 3 cr.
COMS 312 Argumentation and Decision Making 3 cr.
COMS 313 Intercultural Communication 3 cr.
COMS 314 Introduction to Criticism for Oral Communication 3 cr.
COMS 319 Freedom to Speak 3 cr.
COMS 414 Speech in History 3 cr.
COMS 440 Gender Communication 3 cr.
COMS 370 Intercollegiate Debate 1 cr.
or
COMS 371 Intercollegiate Forensics 1 cr.
or
COMS 379 Internship in COMS 3-12 cr.
COMS 499 Independent Study/Independent Research 1-3 cr.
A research/writing course experience is required in the major or another field; COMS 284 Sophomore Seminar or another course approved by the department chair, will satisfy this requirement. A senior portfolio experience is required in the major or another field; COMS 484, Senior Portfolio Seminar or another course approved by the department chair, will satisfy this requirement.

Department of Communication Studies and Theatre Arts

B-24 Kleinpell Fine Arts
715-425-3971
www.uwrf.edu/CSTA

Communication Studies: Jennifer Willis-Rivera (Chair), Grace Coggio, Eric Eberhardt, Sean Larson, Sarah Lechowich, Steve Phalen, Angie Siwik

Digital Film and Television: Jim Zimmerman, Erik Johnson 

Dance Education: Karla Zhe, Mari Kline, Marius Andahazy

Theatre Arts: Robin Murray (Chair), Ken Stofferahn, Jim Zimmerman, Sean Dooley, Maddie Weber (Costume Designer)