Communication Studies - Intercultural Communication (ITCO) - BA Minor

21 S.H. 

The intercultural communication minor provides you with the opportunity to learn about communication in a variety of diverse intercultural settings.  In addition to taking courses in intercultural communication, you will have opportunity to take courses that focus on diversity and international issues.  

Required Courses (15 S.H.)

CMST 281   Intercultural Communication (3 S.H.)  Note: CMST 281 is a prerequisite for CMST 381.  

CMST 381 Advanced Intercultural and International Communication (3 S.H.)

    Choose one of the following:

CMST 282 Introduction to Communication Studies (3 S.H.) OR

CMST 283 Introduction to Rhetorical Studies (3 S.H.) 

    Take either two different topics in CMST 291 (total of 6 S.H.), OR take CMST 290 and CMST 291:

CMST 290 Disability Communication and Culture (3 S.H.)

CMST 291 Topics in Multicultural Communication (3 S.H.) 

Electives (6 S.H.) 

First, choose one 300- or 400-level CMST course, not including CMST 381.

Second, choose ONE of the following (it’s a long list, but only one course is required from it):

    Geography – GEOG 

211 Economic Geography (3 S.H.) 

213 Cultural Geography (3 S.H.) 

223 Geography of the Orient (3 S.H.) 

224 Geography of Africa (3 S.H.) 

225 Geography of Latin America (3 S.H.) 

233 Geography of the Middle East (3 S.H.) 

    Global Studies – GS 

200 Introduction to Global Studies (3 S.H.)

    History – HIST 

123 East Asian Civilization (3 S.H.) 

165 Latin American History (3 S.H.) 

170 African Civilization (3 S.H.) 

235 History of the American Indian (3 S.H.) 

320 North American Indian Civilization (3 S.H.) 

341 Modern Japan (3 S.H.) 

461 Latin American Social Revolution (3 S.H.)

463 History of Mexico (3 S.H.)

469 History of Brazil (3 S.H.)

    Political Science – POLS 

224 Politics and Society in Latin America (3 S.H.) 

226 Politics and Society in Africa (3 S.H.) 

270 Politics and Society in the Middle East (3 S.H.) 

332 European Political Systems (3 S.H.) 

335 Latin American Political Systems (3 S.H.) 

336 Post-Communist Political Systems (3 S.H.) 

337 Asian Political Systems (3 S.H.) 

390 Comparative Politics – Third World (3 S.H.) 

    Sociology – SOC 

340 Social-Cultural Anthropology (3 S.H.) 

423 Race Relations and Minority Groups (3 S.H.)


Communication studies students at a club fair
Contact info:
Dr. Tammy Swenson-Lepper,
Department Chair
OFFICE: PAC 204
PHONE: 507-457-5246
EMAIL: TSwensonLepper@winona.edu