Minor in Mass Communication

Students minoring in Mass Communication must complete 24 units of MCOM courses with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher in each course, including:

MCOM 101INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION3
Select two of the following lower-level courses: 6
PRINCIPLES OF ADVERTISING
PRINCIPLES OF STRATEGIC PUBLIC RELATIONS AND INTEGRATED COMMUNICATION
WRITING FOR THE MEDIA
JOURNALISM/NEW MEDIA I
JOURNALISM AND NEW MEDIA II
PRINCIPLES OF FILM AND MEDIA PRODUCTION
Select four of the following upper-level courses:12
SOCIAL MEDIA AND STRATEGIC COMMUNICATION
DIGITAL PUBLISHING
MEDIA CRITICISM
FEATURE WRITING
PUBLIC RELATIONS WRITING
NEWS EDITING
MAGAZINE PUBLISHING
BROADCAST JOURNALISM I
NEWS REPORTING
MASS MEDIA AND SOCIETY
PHOTOJOURNALISM I
SPORTS WRITING
LITERARY JOURNLSM
COMMUNICATION PROCESS
MASS MEDIA GRAPHICS
PUBLIC OPINION AND THE PRESS
ADVERTISING MEDIA SALES
INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
PUBLIC RELATIONS FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
PHOTOJOURNALISM II
SPECIAL TOPICS IN JOURNALISM
SPECIAL TOPICS IN ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS
SPEC TOPICS IN MASS COMMUNICATION
BROADCAST JOURNALISM II
INDEPENDENT STUDY IN MASS COMMUNICATION
HONORS THESIS IN MASS COMMUNICATION
PERSUASION
BUSIN & PROF COMM
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
TOPICS IN ARTS, MEDIA, COMMUNICATION, AND SOCIAL ACTION
Select 3 additional units of lower- or upper-level courses from those listed above, not previously taken.3
Total Units24

Combined Mass Communication Minor with Communication Studies Major

Students who wish to minor in Mass Communication and major in Communication Studies may apply up to 6 units simultaneously toward fulfillment of both major and minor.

Minor Transfer Credit Policy

The department will accept up to 9 units of compatible transfer courses toward the minor.