Student Presenting

Persuasion plays a crucial role in effective communication, and few places in America is that more clearly seen than political campaigns. With a minor in campaign communication studies, you’ll gain a firm understanding of how political communication works and common methods of political persuasion and rhetoric.

Minor Requirements

This minor mixes coursework in communication, journalism, and political science:




Communication Studies Courses

  • Persuasion
  • Political Communication
  • Rhetorical Criticism

Political Science Courses

  • Public Opinion and Political Behavior
  • Political Campaigns

Journalism Courses

Introduction to Advertising


In addition to these required courses, minors may choose another 3 to 6 hours from a selection of communication studies, journalism, and political science courses.

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How to Enroll

If you’re interested in our minor, then you can sign up by working with your academic advisor.

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