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Communication

Minors

Following is a list of current Minors and the total number of credits required.


Minor in COMMUNICATION

  • CO100 Introduction to Communication
  • CO120 Interpersonal Communication
  • CO155 Media Literacy
  • CO224 Introduction to Mass Communication
  • CO226 Intercultural Communication
  • CO320 Small Group Communication

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR THE MINOR: 18.0


Minor in JOURNALISM

  • CO211 Introduction to Journalism
  • CO215 Newswriting
  • CO290 Media Law
  • CO291 Media Ethics
  • CO360 Feature Writing
  • ELECTIVES
    One course from among: CO260, CO330, CO340, CO342

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR THE MINOR: 18.0


Minor in PUBLIC RELATIONS

  • CO211 Introduction to Journalism
  • CO295 Introduction to Public Relations
  • CO313 Public Relations Writing
  • CO414 Public Relations: Campaigns
  • BK250 Principles of Marketing
  • BK411 Principles of Advertising

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR THE MINOR: 18.0


Minor in SCREEN STUDIES

  • CO241 Introduction to Screen Studies
  • CO243 History of the Motion Picture
  • Electives 12 credits from among courses designated with course type: COSS

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR THE MINOR: 18.0


Minor in SPORTS COMMUNICATION

TAKE TWO OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES:

  • CO211 Introduction to Journalism
  • CO102 Working with Audio
  • CO295 Introduction to Public Relations
  • CO205 History of Sports and Media – or – CO206 Issues in Sports Media
    (Elective classes in sports theory/history, such as Sociology of Sport, or Literature and Sport, would be acceptable substitutes)
    Take 6 credits of courses designated with course type COSPT

ONE CLASS FROM THE FOLLOWING:

  • CO 399 Directed Study in Advanced Announcing/Play-by-Play (can be taken for 1-3 credits) – or – CO 399 Directed Study in Advanced Sports Journalism – or – CO 399 Directed Study in Advanced Sports Public Relations or CO389 Internship in Communication

TOTAL REQUIREMENT FOR THE MINOR: 18.0


Minor in INTERACTIVE MEDIA

  • AR178 Web Design Studio
  • AR181 Light and Lens or CO145 Intro to TV Production
  • CO241 Introduction to Screen Studies
  • CO/AR404 Responsive Media
  • 6 credits from courses designated with course type “IM”
  • ONE CREDIT FROM AMONG:
    • CO/AR 399-IM Independent Study in IM

TOTAL CREDITS FOR THE MINOR IN INTERACTIVE MEDIA: 19.0

Communication can share up to 6 credits, 13 credits must be unique to the minor.

Art and Design Majors can share AR 181 plus substitute any two of the following required courses from their major (AR383, 384, 386, 390) for the listed non-major requirements: AR178, AR284, AR286, AR290 respectively; 10 credits must be unique to the minor.