Requirements for the minor

The minor in Communication is designed for students who seek to enrich their liberal arts education with a greater understanding of communication. 

Requirements for the minor are: Twenty-one credit hours to include COMM 1301, 2302, 3303 and four (4) three-hour elective courses; at least (9) credit hours of the total 21 credit hours required must be upper division. 



Course ID Course Title
COMM 1301  Mass Media 
COMM 2302  Media Texts
COMM 3303  Media Audiences 


Course ID Course Title
COMM 4395 Communication Capstone Seminar

Media Studies 

Course ID Course Title
COMM 3120  La Telenovela en América Latina 
COMM 3321  Arts Criticism 
COMM 3322  International Communication 
COMM 3323 Environmental Communication in Asia
COMM 3325  Special Topics in Communication Media 
COMM 3326  History of Mass Media 
COMM 3328  Media, Culture, and Technology 
COMM 3-98  Honors Readings 
COMM 4-90  Directed Studies in Communication 
COMM 4398, 4399  Honors Thesis 

Media Messages 

Course ID Course Title
COMM 3-40  Media Writing 
COMM 3-41  Audio Communication 
COMM 3-42  Visual Communication 
COMM 3-43  Print Communication 
COMM 3-44  Interactive Multimedia Communication 
COMM 3-45  Media Communication Workshop 
COMM 3-46 Video Communication 

Media Management 

Course ID Course Title
COMM 3360  Principles of Public Relations 
COMM 3361  Principles of Advertising 
COMM 3362  Media Law and Policy 
COMM 3363  Media Management 
COMM 3364  Ethics and the Mass Media 

Apprenticeship and Practice 

Course ID Course Title
COMM 1194  Internship Experience 
COMM 1110, 1120, 1121, 1122, 1130, 1131, 1140, 1150, 1160, 1170 Apprenticeship in Communication Media
COMM 3300 Media Management Practicum and Study


Course ID Course Title
COMM 1302 Introduction to Film Studies 
COMM 2301 International Cinema
COMM 3300 Media Management Practicum and Study 
COMM 3354 Quantitative Research Methods 
COMM 3357 Sport Media

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