Communication Minor Online

  • Minor
  • College of Arts & Letters
  • Department of Communication & Theatre Arts

Strong verbal communication and writing skills can help set you apart for professional positions in any industry.

Our Communication minor program produces creative, culturally aware, highly effective, communicators.

You can take courses to broaden your general communication skills or select courses to study areas such as:

  • Health communication
  • Intercultural communication
  • Strategic communication
  • Media studies
  • Cinema and TV production
  • and more!
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    • 12 credit hours (four courses)

    The courses in this minor have two prerequisites. If the prerequisite courses are not already part of your undergraduate program, this may increase your total credit hours.

    A minor can only be earned as part of an undergraduate program. Talk with an ODUGlobal enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $408 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $439 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2024 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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A dedicated enrollment team for your major will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.