Public Communication Minor

Within the Communication Studies program at Saint Mary's, you have the option to adopt minors in Advertising, Public Communication, or Public Relations. As a public communication minor you will study writing, argumentation, logic, rhetoric, and public address. You will be able to take courses within the Communication Studies, English and Philosophy departments, providing you with a comprehensive perspective on the fields of rhetoric, speech, and public communication.

Minor in Public Communication (18 hours)

All of the following:

  • COMM 312 Argumentation
  • ENWR 319 Classical Rhetoric 
  • PHIL 220 Introduction to Logic

Two of the following:

  • COMM 369 Public Communication
  • ENWR 313 Journalism
  • ENWR 317 Expository Writing
  • ENWR 333 Magazine Writing

One of the following:

  • COMM 302 History and Criticism of Public Address
  • COMM 454 Communication Ethics
  • PHIL 341 Mind, Knowledge, and Reality
  • PHIL 345 Philosophy of Language
  • PHIL 348 Philosophy of Science