Strategic Communication, Minor

Program Overview

The minor in Strategic Communication is designed to train versatile, critical, and self-possessed communicators. Students who successfully complete this minor will demonstrate the ability to make focused, audience-appropriate arguments and communicate effectively across diverse rhetorical, sociocultural, and disciplinary contexts.

Students need to complete 16 credits. Course topics include:

  • Communication Theory and Practice
  • Advertising and Culture
  • Language and Culture
  • Writing in Context
  • Strategic Writing
  • Speech Communication
  • Social Media and Strategic Communication
  • Language in Real Time
  • Writing and Response
  • Research Writing
  • Proposing and Persuading

See course catalog for details


The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 5304, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6575

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