Speech Communication Minor

Through your coursework, you'll learn how to develop your communication skills as you build a greater understanding of human interaction in a variety of personal and professional contexts.

Choose Your Classes

9 credits from any classes in SPCH

6 credits from any classes in SPCH or COMM

Recommended First Class(es)

We recommend you take these classes first if you have not already applied the class or classes toward other degree requirements.

Communication Theory (3 Credits, COMM 300) and Foundations of Oral Communication (3 Credits, SPCH 100)

Other Requirements

  • Classes that are applied toward general education or major degree requirements cannot be applied toward the minor (except for the mathematical sciences minor)
  • At least 9 credits must be earned in upper-level classes numbered 300 or above (except for the mathematical sciences minor)
  • You cannot pursue a major and minor in the same area
  • You cannot earn more than one minor
  • At least half the credits earned within the minor must be upper level (unless otherwise specified) and must be earned through UMUC
  • No grade can be lower than C
  • See course descriptions for prerequisites

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