Communication & Media Minor | University of Portland

Communication & Media Minor

Who should consider a minor in Communication & Media?

 Communication is at the heart of a liberal arts education and the University of Portland’s College of Arts and Sciences.

 The Communication & Media minor is especially useful for students interested in gaining a deeper appreciation for how communication and media shape and are shaped by society.

The COM minor is open to students from across the College of Arts and Sciences, the Pamplin School of Business, the School of Education, the Shiley School of Engineering, the School of Nursing and Nurse Innovations. 

What are the benefits of a minor in Communication & Media?

A minor in Communication and Media allows students explore and specialize in COM while majoring in another discipline.

 Students who minor in CST often use the minor to enhance their readiness for careers and tailor their undergraduate education by taking courses not offered in their home department(s).

For example, students interested in media, organizational communication, intercultural communication, and health communication may find the COM minor useful preparations for their future careers. 

What are the requirements for a minor in Communication & Media?

Students seeking a minor in communication studies must complete 15 upper-division credit hours in CST courses. See course descriptions in The Bulletin to determine any prerequisites for upper-division CST courses. 

If you have questions about majoring or minoring in COM, reach out to any one of our faculty members.