The Washington State University Catalog


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WARNING: The following information reflects a minor option which expired as of Summer 2022. Please click the appropriate link under "Minors" on the right side of this page to view the currently effective requirements for this minor. If a link to this minor does not appear, the minor may no longer be available, or may be available under a different academic unit. You can find past requirements under the appropriate archived catalog.


The minor in Communication requires a minimum of 18 credits from any COM, COMJOUR, COMSOC, or COMSTRAT courses. Nine credits of COM/COMJOUR/COMSOC or COMSTRAT 300-400-level coursework must be taken in residence at WSU. Students may seek approval for one course to count toward the minor through WSU-approved education abroad or educational exchange. Students may be admitted to the minor after they have completed 60 total credits with a 2.7 or higher WSU cumulative GPA and have been admitted to a major outside the Murrow College of Communication. Students must adhere to the prerequisites for courses as listed in the catalog. Transfer students can be admitted to this minor after completing 60 total credits and one semester at WSU with a 2.7 or higher WSU cumulative GPA. Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher to remain in the minor. Check with the Murrow College Student Services Office for additional information.

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