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Communication is one of the more popular minors in the College of Arts and Letters. Our minor program produces creative, culturally aware, highly effective, communicators. Our student-centered approach is a synthesis of theoretical and applied learning providing a dynamic, conceptual grounding for lifelong learning and career flexibility.
Our program offers diverse courses that can give students a broad coverage of subjects for COMM study or a more focused approach depending on the student goals. We offer courses in the following areas: Interpersonal and Group Communication , Health Communication, Peace Communication, Intercultural Communication, Strategic Communication, Media Studies, Film Studies, and Cinema and TV Production.
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A study of interactions within and among communication workplaces and the public. Attention is given to the media, promotions, community relations, and public information. Prerequisites: COMM 200S or permission of the instructor.
An overview of communication theory and research examining verbal and nonverbal communication between men and women. Topics include communication differences as a function of gender, theories that seek to explain these differences, and prescriptions for change: the hope of androgyny. This is a writing intensive course. Prerequisites: Junior standing, COMM 200S, and a grade of C or better in ENGL 211C or ENGL 221C or ENGL 231C, or permission of the instructor.
Introduction to new media practices and theories. Focuses upon the powers of composition, networked communities, information management, social networking and identification in digital environments. Students will examine practical applications such as blogging, online mapping and tagging, online collaborative work such as wikis and self composition in online social networks. Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission of the instructor.
Students entering the Minor program in Communication should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid
A limited number of students may qualify each year for scholarships from ODU’s M&S program
The Bruce T. and Sarah Bishop Endowed Scholarship was established to assist a full-time student in the College of Arts and Letters who has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, demonstrates financial need, and demonstrates evidence of involvement in student activities. (FAFSA)
The Linda H. and Edward Bradley Endowed Scholarship was established to assist an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Letters with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is eligible for the Federal Pell grant. (FAFSA)
The College of Arts and Letters General Scholarship was established to assist a full-time student in the College of Arts and Letters.
The Drewry Family Endowed Scholarship was established in 2004 by William B. Drewry to be given to a declared undergraduate majoring in the College of Arts and Letters. The recipient must be academically average with a grade point average between 2.8 and 3.0. Preference will be given to a student with financial aid. (FAFSA)
The R.K.T. “Kit” Larson Scholarship is made possible by an endowment established in memory of Mr. Larson by his friends and colleagues of The Virginian-Pilot newspaper. The scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior with financial need who is enrolled full-time and works on a school, community or University publication. Recipient must be a resident of a Virginia or North Carolina city or county served by The Virginian-Pilot. (FAFSA)
The Memorial and Recognition Scholarship Fund is an endowed scholarship that will be awarded to a student with a minimum grade point average of 3.00 and is able to demonstrate involvement in community service.
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