Minoring in Rhetoric and Communication Studies

Total program: 28 semester hours

Core Requirements: 12 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
RCS 100 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 2
RCS 120 Introduction to Speech Communication Theory and Practice 2
RCS 300 Advanced Argumentative Writing 4

A minimum of one of the following five

Code Course Title Units
RCS 210 Interpersonal Communication 4
RCS 220 Intercultural Communication 4
RCS 240 Persuasion and Social Influence 4
RCS 250 Spin Doctoring 4
RCS 260 From Plato to Hashtags: Intro to Rhetoric 4

Electives

16 semester hours of any Rhetoric and Communication Studies Department upper division courses.

Code Course Title Units
RCS 350 Argumentation & Debate 4 or 8
RCS 400 Voices of Revolution 4
RCS 420 Health Communication 4
RCS 440 Advocacy: An Experience in Social Justice 4
RCS 450 Political Communication 4
RCS 490 Special Topics in Speech Communication 4