Minor in Mass Communications {21-22}

Minor in Mass Communications

The goals of the minor in Mass Communications are to introduce students to the profession of mass communications and develop one's skills in verbal and visual storytelling. Students can concentrate electives in a particular area of interest or may choose to take a broad range of electives from the communication majors in integrated advertising and public relations, broadcast journalism, multimedia journalism, and photojournalism.

Core Requirements ( 12 credits )

COMM 101 Introduction to Mass Media (3)
COMM 210 Media Writing (3)
COMM 220 Layout and Typography I (3)
COMM 230 Photography (3)

Restricted Electives ( 6 credits )

Students must choose two courses from the following list.

COMM 285 Intercultural Communication (3)
COMM 400 Mass Media Ethics and Issues (3)
COMM 403 Communications Law (3)

Electives ( 9 credits )

Students must choose nine credits of electives in COMM, topically linked to one or more of the majors in Broadcast Journalism, Integrated Advertising and Public Relations, Multimedia Journalism, or Photojournalism.