The department participates in four interdisciplinary minor programs, advertising, broadcast meteorology, health communication, and public relations.
Interdisciplinary Minor in Advertising
This minor provides students with a program of study designed to enhance their understanding regarding the promotion of products and services to various markets. Critical examination of campaigns and strategies, and their application of knowledge, are key components. See the Interdisciplinary Minor in Advertising program for minor requirements.
Interdisciplinary Minor in Broadcast Meteorology
In recent years, we have developed a better understanding of the complexities of weather and the importance of communicating that information to the public. This interdisciplinary minor prepares students to effectively communication complex weather information to multiple audiences utilizing the media. See Interdisciplinary Minor in Broadcast Meteorology program for minor requirements.
Interdisciplinary Minor in Health Communication
The Health Communication Minor provides those planning a career in health professions or public relations in a health setting with a unique program in the State of Illinois. The minor combines an understanding of the health care industry, public policy, and strategic communication into a superior program of study. See Interdisciplinary Minor in Health Communication program for minor requirements.
Interdisciplinary Minor in Public Relations
Public Relations demands a variety of skills and talents from its professional practitioners. Professionals must be responsive in a complex and diverse environment to multiple and often competing demands. The Public Relations Minor prepares students to function effectively in this highly competitive world. See Interdisciplinary Minor in Public Relations program for minor requirements.