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Communication Studies Minor Curriculum

Six courses are required to complete the minor. To gain solid grounding in the world of communications, all students will satisfy three core requirements and

then select three other courses from a wide range of options.

Minor Core Course Requirements

COM 200

Communications Theory and Practice

COM 201

Ethics in Communications

Select one from:

COM 371

Social Media

COM 373

Art of Presentation

MKT 303

Integrated Marketing COmmunications (non-business majors); MKT 301 for Marketing majors

COM 472

Digital Storytelling

COM 491

Communication Internship

Three additional courses can be chosen from numerous specified options in Communication Studies or courses provided by correlated departments: English; Art; Marketing; Music, Theartre and Film; as well as from select offerings from History, Linguistics, Philosophy and Theology.

Minor Course Options (select three)

ART 173

Digital Photography I

ART 273

Digital Photography II

ART 373

Digital Photography III


Integrated Marketing Comunications (if not taken in core)

COM 371

Social Media

COM 372

Web Design and Development

COM 373

Art of Presentation (if not taken in core)

COM 382

When in Rome

COM 471

Visual Rhetorics

COM 472

DIgital Storytelling (if not taken in core)

COM 473

Special Topics in Digital Rhetorics

COM 491

Communication Internship

ENG 206

Public Speaking & Presentation; Rhetoric in Modern Practice

ENG 261

Introduction to Journalism

ENG 263

Writing for Organizations

ENG 344


ENG 362

Literary Journalism

ENG 363

Online News Production

ENG 448

Magazine Writing

ENG 451

Food Writing

ENG 462

Special Topics in Journalism

ENG 463

Food Writing

ENG 464

Sports Journalism

ENG 465

Special Topics in Journalism

ENG 490

Journalism Internship

MTF 281

Producing & The Business of Film

MTF 282

Screenwriting I (the Short)

MTF 284

Digital Filmmaking

MTF 381

Producing II

MTF 382

Screenwriting II (The Feature)

MTF 383

Film Dircting

MTF 384

Digital Cinematography

MTF 385

Audio for Digital Media

MTF 386

Editing & Digital Post-Production

MTF 387

Studio & Post-Production Audio

MTF 388

Documentary Workshop

MTF 393

Professional Film Production Workshop

MKT 315

Multicultural Marketing

MKT 321


MKT 323

Media Management

MKT 324

Public Relations

MKT 325

Applied Design

MKT 326

Media Now

HIS 387

Popular Culture in the United States

LIN 101

Basic Linguistics

LIN 200

Language and Culture

LIN 317


LIN 340

Communication in Social Contexts: "Can You Hear Me Now"?

LIN 401

Bilingualism and Language Diversity

THE 371

Christianity & Media

THE 372

Technology Ethics

SOC 252

Media & Popular Culture