Enhance Your Major

Strengthen your degree by understanding the role of communication in interpersonal, group, organizational, mass media and computer mediated contexts. 

Small class sizes allow ODU professors to interact, instruct and mentor students on a personal level. Curriculum aligns with best practices of the National Communication Association.

View course descriptions for pre- and co-requisites. 

Courses Credits
COM 105 Public Speaking 3
COM 132 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 348 Rhetorical Communication Theory 3
COM Electives (9 credits) 9
Total Credits Required 18

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For more information about adding this minor to your education plan, please contact the Office of Advising & Student Success.

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