Minor in Mass Communication

Society is becoming more reliant on digital media each day. Students interested in developing media skills are encouraged to select a Minor in Mass Communication. Coursework for the degree is designed to provide students with the ability to create digital media, strong communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills.   

Requirements:

The Mass Communication minor requires students to complete 21 semester credit hours of coursework: the MCOM core courses plus two advanced MCOM electives appropriate to the student's interests and career path.  

All students declaring a major or minor in Mass Communication or Ag/Com are required to receive a grade of C or better in all MCOM courses.

All students who choose to declare a major or minor in Mass Communication or Ag/Com will be required to pass the Pearson Grammar Competency Lab with a score of 80 percent or better before they will be allowed to register for 3000 or 4000-level courses in MCOM.  The lab is offered free of charge. Please visit Grammar Module for additional information. 

Minor in Mass Communication
Required Courses
MCOM 1330Media, Culture and Society Course will fulfill a component area in the core3
MCOM 1332Writing For Mass Media3
MCOM 1371Audio Production & Performance Course will fulfill a component area in the core3
MCOM 2371TV & Film Production3
MCOM 4371Mass Media Law And Ethics3
Electives
Advanced MCOM Courses6
Total Hours21