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School of Communication

Minors

Students within the School of Communication may take a minor in another concentration area by taking four courses beyond the major requirements listed on every program guide.

Students from other schools and departments may choose from the following minors:

Broadcast Production

JOUR 150, 151, 202, plus three appropriate electives

Broadcast Reporting

JOUR 150, 151, 202, plus three appropriate electives

Graphic Design

JOUR 101, 103, 205, 305, 307, plus one additional graphic design course

Journalism

JOUR 101, 150, 260, plus three appropriate electives

Mass Communication

JOUR 101, 150, 202, 206, plus two appropriate electives

Multimedia

JOUR 101, 103, 220, 280, plus two appropriate electives

Photography

JOUR 101, PHOT 204, 205, 309, 322, choose one of: PHOT 310, 316, 350

Photojournalism

JOUR 101, 103, 150 and 302, PHOT 205 and 470

Public Relations and Advertising

JOUR 101, 150, 206, plus three appropriate electives

Social Media

JOUR 101, 220, 306, 453, 463, 473

Course Titles

  • JOUR 101 — Survey of Mass Communication
  • JOUR 103 — Visual Communication Design
  • JOUR 150 — Journalistic Writing and Editing
  • JOUR 151 — Broadcast Writing and Editing
  • JOUR 202 — Introduction to Broadcasting
  • JOUR 206 — Introduction to Public Relations and Advertising
  • JOUR 260 — Reporting
  • JOUR 220 — Writing for Multimedia and the Web
  • JOUR 280 — Introduction to Multimedia
  • JOUR 302 — Photojournalism I
  • JOUR 306 — Social Media Practices
  • JOUR 453 — Social Media Crisis & Strategic Communications
  • JOUR 463 — Social Media Analytics & SEO
  • JOUR 473 — Social Media Campaigns
  • PHOT 204 — Photography I
  • PHOT 205 — Introduction to Digital Photography
  • PHOT 309 — Photography II
  • PHOT 310 — View Camera Techniques
  • PHOT 316 — Studio Photography
  • PHOT 322 — Color Photography
  • PHOT 350 — Digital Photo Editing
  • PHOT 470 — Documentary Photography