Sep 29, 2022  
2022-2023 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2028 
2022-2023 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2028

Political Communication Minor

Affiliation: School of Social & Cultural Studies

The Political Communication Minor prepares students to enter the world of political campaigns and political consulting. The minor is designed to give students a background in the theories of communication and political science, the structures of government and campaigns, and skills in message construction and persuasion; all elements necessary for work in political campaigns.


  1. A 2.00 GPA in minor requirements.
  2. At least nine hours of the program requirements must be completed at Truman State University.
  3. The Political Communication Minor requires a minimum of 15 credits.
  4. A minimum of 9 credits should be completed at the 300-level or higher.
  5. Students can only take one 200-level course in each department.
  6. Courses in the minor cannot double count in the Communication or Political Science and International Relations major.

Program Requirements:

Students should meet the Missouri Statute Requirement with either:

Required Course:

Choose two of the following courses from Communication:

Other courses students may want to take in addition to the minor: