Minor: Communication

If you want to enhance your success academically, personally and professionally, communication skills are essential. This minor in Communication, which nicely complements any major course of study at Onondaga, can supply you with those oral presentation and interpersonal skills that serve as a springboard to effective personal and professional interactions.

Skill areas of public speaking, listening, conflict resolution, managing interpersonal relationships and research are emphasized in the 6-credit core courses. Enhanced understanding of small group dynamics, the effective use of reasoning or debate, understanding public relations, effective use of the voice, and gender interactions are covered in the electives.

Education, sales, communication training, management, public relations, human resources, entertainment, speechwriting and politics are just some of the avenues students with the Communication minor can explore through either a career or transfer track.

Suggested Course Sequence:

Group I Required Core - 6 credit hours
Group II Electives - 6 credit hours from: