Business Communication (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2024–Spring 2025 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Business Communication

Unit: College of Business
Department: Management
Academic Plan Code(s): BUCOMINOR

The College of Business offers a minor in Business Communication that provides students with the communication skills that are essential for success in the modern workplace. This practical minor in Business Communication provides a much needed resume credential to showcase skills in team building, persuasion, interpersonal communication, presentations with technology, and writing. The minor is available to all UofL students.
For non-business majors, a cumulative GPA of 2.5 is required for admittance to the program.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
BUS 301Business Communication3
MGMT 315Collaboration and Negotiation-SB - SB3
BUS 311Personal Influence in Business3
BUS 401Executive Communication3
Choose two courses from the following:6
Special Topics in Business
Professional Relationship Selling
Social Media, Mobile Technologies and Strategic Communications
Storytelling with Data Visualization
Introduction to Strategic Communication
Minimum Total Hours18

Students may also count courses from other departments toward the minor upon mutual agreement of the departments.

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.