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About This Minor

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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Required Courses

  • 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 ODUOnline enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer.

Online Learning Environment

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.

Calculating Cost

  • In-state Virginia Residents$360 per credit hour*
  • Out-of-State Students$407 per credit hour

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

These tuition rates are effective Summer 2021 and subject to change.
* In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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How to Apply

This minor can only be completed as part of an undergraduate degree from ODU. Learn more about our online bachelor's programs today!

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