There are six minors available to students in Mass Communication who want to focus on a different major area.
Four of the available minors parallel the major options in Advertising, Creative Digital Media, Journalism and Public Relations. You can also choose to minor in general Mass Communication or Photography, coming Fall 2022.
The Advertising minor consists of 21 credits and is for students who want to learn the basics of advertising.
Creative Digital Media
The Creative Digital Media minor consists of 21 credits and allows students to create messages and stories and deliver them with a variety of media.
The Journalism minor consists of 21 credits and lets students learn what it takes to be a multimedia journalist.
The Mass Communication minor consists of 21 credits and is for students who want an overview of Mass Communication—the art of communicating in mass markets using several kinds of media.
Starting Fall 2022, the Photography minor consists of 18 credits and allows students to study various photographic practices.
Students will also:
- gain strong visual literacy and technical photography skills
- identify their unique creative voice
- learn the broad range of professional applications of photography within the fields of Art and Design and Mass Communication
The Public Relations minor consists of 21 credits and is for students who are interested in learning how to build a company’s awareness through their branding and communications.