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Media and Communications

The Media and Communication minor is for students who are interested in pursuing careers and further education in such areas as radio and television broadcasting, multi-media journalism, public relations, corporate communications, audio reproduction, filmmaking, audio, and online media creation. This program has been designed to help students assimilate the knowledge, skills, and production ethics that will enable them to create high quality media-borne messages, and thereby advance their chosen career.

Required Courses

COM 101 Intro to Mass Communication 3
COM 304 Communication Research 3
COM 369 Mass Media & Behavior 3

 

Choose 9 hours from the following (at least 3 hours must be 300-400 level).

ART 201 Basic Computer Graphics 3
ART 215 Digital Photography 3
ART 217 Black & White Photography 3
ART 232 Web Design X 3
ART 322 Graphic Design: Print Media 3
ART 332 Graphic design: Typography & Logo Systems 3
BUS 304 Advertising 3
BUS 308 Business Communications 3
BUS 311 Marketing 3
COM 201 Public Speaking 3
COM 271 Online Media 3
COM 359 Documentary Photography 3
CSC 100 Computer Literacy 3
CSC 230 Web Design 3
CSC 444 Computer Game Development 3
ENG 131 – 432 Journalism Practicum 1
ENG 141 – 432 Creative Arts Practicum 1
ENG 221 Introduction to Film 3
ENG 310 Media Issues 3
ENG 311 News Writing and Editing 3
ENG 312 Feature Writing and Production 3
ENG 315 Media Management 3
ENG 338 Rhetoric 3
ENG 433 Small Group Communication 3
ENG 461 Professional Writing 3
HON 213 Media and Violence 3
REL 216 Religion in Film 3
SSC 299 Digital Storytelling: An Academic and Community based Research Experience 3
THA 203 Video Production Workshop 3
THA 222 Voice and Diction 3

 

                Total Hours Required 18