Communication Arts Minor

Communication Arts Minor

communication arts minor

Add value to your degree by acquiring the interpersonal and communication skills employers want most

The communication arts minor allows students in other majors to broaden their understanding of human communication while also developing deeper knowledge and practical skills that can enhance their professional lives and complement their major field of study.

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Curriculum & Requirements

The communication arts minor allows students to expand their understanding of human communication while also developing knowledge and skills that can enhance their professional lives and complement their major fields of study.
 
The communication arts minor requires completion of five courses (20 credits), according to the requirements below. A minimum GPA of 2.0 in minor courses is required, with no individual grade lower than a C-. Courses taken on a pass/fail basis may not be used for the minor. Students should work with their major advisers to ensure that any prerequisites for CA courses have been met, or that permission to enter the course has been granted by the course instructor. Courses used to satisfy Discovery Program requirements may be used to satisfy CA minor requirements. No more than 8 credits used by a student to satisfy major requirements may be used for the minor. At the discretion of the minor coordinator, transfer credits may be used to satisfy minor requirements, but no more than 8 credits (or 2 of 5 classes) should be transfer credits.
I. Breadth Courses
Select any two of the following, as long as they are NOT from the same category:8
Category A:
Introduction to Language and Social Interaction
Category B:
Introduction to Media Studies
Image and Sound
Category C:
Propaganda and Persuasion
Introduction to Public Speaking
II. Depth Courses
Select any three 500-level (or above) CA course: 112
Total Credits20

Note: Students who use CA 502 Image and Sound as a "breadth" course may not use it as a "depth" course.

For more information, contact Jeff Klenotic, minor supervisor, at (603) 641-4130 or Jeffrey.Klenotic@unh.edu.

Explore Program Details

As a communication arts student, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art sound recording and video production studios, a high-definition editing lab and a brand-new digital media screening room with surround sound.

Video Production Studio

From script to screen, bring your work to life in our state-of-the-art video studio and editing lab. Explore the artistry of digital media with high-definition cameras, green screen technology and industry standard editing software.

Audio Studio

The audio studio gives you the tools to record, edit and produce your original projects. Equipped with a digital recording booth, editing stations, control room and more, the studio is your haven for both audio and video production.

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