Corporate Communication, Minor

Program Code: CC_UMNR

Program Requirements

Requirement Credits
Requirements for the Minor 18-19

Requirements for the Minor

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor, as specified by Senate Policy 59-10.

Prescribed Courses
Prescribed Courses: Require a grade of C or better
CC 200Introduction to Corporate Communication Keystone/General Education Course3
Additional Courses
Additional Courses: Require a grade of C or better
Select 3-7 credits from:3-7
ART 201
Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of Business
Communication Research Methods
Small Group Communication Keystone/General Education Course
Business and Professional Communication Keystone/General Education Course
Intercultural Communication Keystone/General Education Course
Organizational Communication Keystone/General Education Course
The Mass Media and Society Keystone/General Education Course
Graphic Design for Communications
Public Relations
Introduction to Writing Studies
Information, People and Technology Keystone/General Education Course
Basic Management Concepts
Principles of Marketing
Public Relations and Marketing
Ethics Keystone/General Education Course
Business Ethics Keystone/General Education Course
Media Ethics Keystone/General Education Course
Select 3-6 credits from:3-6
Internal Communication
External Communication
Select 6 credits from:6
Interpersonal Communication Theory and Research Keystone/General Education Course
Conflict Resolution and Negotiation Keystone/General Education Course
Family Communication Theory and Research
Gender Roles in Communication
Intercultural Communication Theory and Research
Risk and Crisis in Corporate Communication
Strategic Speaking
Social Media in Corporate Communication
Public Relations Event Planning
Writing for the Web
Communication Design for Writers
Leadership and Team Building

Academic Advising

The course series listed below provides only one of the many possible ways to move through this curriculum. The University may make changes in policies, procedures, educational offerings, and requirements at any time. This plan should be used in conjunction with your degree audit (accessible in LionPATH as either an Academic Requirements or What If report). Please consult with a Penn State academic adviser on a regular basis to develop and refine an academic plan that is appropriate for you.


Kim Flanders
Assistant Teaching Professor
Business Building 115
Dunmore, PA  18512

Career Paths

A Corporate Communication minor can complement any major leading to jobs in for-profit businesses or in not-for-profit areas such as charitable, political, health care, and educational organizations.



Business Building 115
Dunmore, PA 18512