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Mass Media Minor

Choosing a minor field of study is optional. A minimum of 15 semester hours of separate identifiable semester credits must be earned for each minor that is declared. The same course may not be used in a major and a minor or among multiple minors unless the course is a required course (not part of a “select” area) in both the major and the minor or among multiple minors.


  • COMM 102 Introduction to Mass Media (3 credits)
  • COMM 105 Public Speaking (3 credits)
  • COMM 203 Communication Theory (3 credits)
  • COMM 415 Communication Ethics (3 credits)

Plus Two of the Following (6 credits):

  • COMM 220 Principles of Interviewing
  • COMM 310 Feature Writing
  • COMM 320 News Editing
  • COMM 326 New and Experimental Media
  • COMM 332 Writing for Media

Plus Two of the Following (6 credits):

  • COMM 276 TV Production
  • COMM 286 Radio Production
  • COMM 305 Organizational Communication
  • COMM 307 Business and Professional Communication
  • COMM 308 Sport Writing and Reporting
  • COMM 334 Public Relations
  • GRAF 218 Digital Photography and Editing
  • GRAF 280 Web Publishing and Social Media
  • GRAF 319 Digital Video and Editing
  • MKT 358 Consumer Behavior
  • MKT 363 Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communication

Note: Students must choose either the minor in Communication Studies or the minor in Mass Media.

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