Requirements for the Minor
Students selecting the communication studies minor must complete 6 COMS courses (18 hours).
Prerequisite Knowledge. Minors must complete a public speaking requirement. These hours do not contribute to the minimum number of hours required for the minor.
Communication Studies Course Requirements. Satisfied by 6 COMS courses (18 hours), 12 hours at the 300+ level.
Minor Hours & GPA
While completing all required courses, majors must also meet each of the following hour and grade point average minimum standards:
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.
Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours of junior/senior (300+) hours of KU resident credit in the minor.
Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the major.
Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in all departmental courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all departmental courses in the field of study including Fs and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.