• Home
  • Academics
  • Degrees
  • Communication Studies Undergraduate Program
  • Coms Minor
  • Minor Overview

Communication Studies Undergraduate Program

  • Communication Studies Graduate Program
  • Communication Studies Undergraduate Program


Students can declare a minor in Communication Studies by completing a Minor Declaration Form (available from Undergraduate Services in 109 Strong Hall) and having it signed by a Communication Studies faculty member. There is no application process for the minor.

Requirements for the Minor:

  1. Completion of COMS 130 with a grade of C or better (or a waiver).
  2. Completion of 18 additional hours of COMS coursework. These 18 hours must include at least 12 hours in courses numbered 300 or above.
  3. You must earn a 2.0 GPA in hours taken for the minor.

Advising Information

Faculty Advising times for Summer and Fall 2017
More info (doc)

Colloquium Series
Departmental Awards

Communication Studies Department Awarded Inaugural Chancellor's Doctoral Fellowship!
More Info

From decoding jargon to building the right team, join @KUcontinuinged 's 'Big Data for Managers, Decision Makers':… https://t.co/IYdDxgIU3y

Home to 50+ departments, centers, and programs, the School of the Arts, and the School of Public Affairs and Administration
KU offers courses in 40 languages
No. 1 ranking in city management and urban policy —U.S. News and World Report
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
KU Today