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Applied Communication Minor

College of Liberal Arts, Office of Student Services
(585) 475-2444,

This minor was not converted to semesters. However, a minor in communication is available.


[arrow] Click to view minor requirements in the Quarter Calendar

Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only

Effective fall 2013, RIT will convert its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.

The applied communication minor offers a foundation in the communication skills and theories associated with professional and organizational contexts. This minor is closed to students enrolled in the following BS programs: professional and technical communication, advertising and public relations, and journalism.

Required Courses—Choose two of the following:
0502-444 Technical Writing
0535-416 Newswriting
0535-446 Writing the Technical Manual
0535-480 Human Communication
0535-481 Persuasion
0535-482 Mass Communications
0535-483 Small Group Communication
0535-580 International Media

Electives—Choose three of the following:
0502-444 Technical Writing
0535-411 Health Communication
0535-415 Organizational Communication
0535-416 Newswriting
0535-421 Public Relations
0535-422 Ethics in Technical Communication
0535-426 Archival Research
0535-483 Small Group Communication
0535-501 Public Speaking
0535-502 Speech Writing
0535-532 Professional Writing