Minors in Communication

Otterbein’s Communication Department offers minors in the areas listed below. Search the University Catalog for program details and required courses.

Communication Studies

This flexible course of study offers courses that help you persuade others, mediate conflicts, develop communication plans for businesses, and communicate more effectively.

Health Communication

Through required courses in theory, community health and real-world case studies, you will learn and practice the elements of planning and problem-solving in non-profits, hospitals, and other health care settings.

Journalism & Media Communication

With hands-on opportunities to create published stories, social media, podcasts and video, this flexible minor let’s you choose from many electives including advanced production, student media, lab classes, and internships.

Public Relations

Start with improving your journalistic writing and speaking to audiences, then integrate that with public relations strategies, tactics and problem-solving methods, to plan and execute campaigns for real clients.