Communications Minor

Six courses are required for the minor:

CourseTitleCredits
Introductory Courses 1
Select one of the following two courses:
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (if taken before spring 2017)
FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES
INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA INDUSTRIES
Media, Culture, and Society
Select one course from the media, culture, and society concentration of the major 2
Ethics, Law, and Policy
Select one ethics, law, and policy course 3
Electives
Select three electives in COMC, DTEM, FITV, JOUR, or in appropriate related programs 4
1

Minors are required to complete this requirement by the end of the first semester of their junior year.

2

This includes any COMC course except COMC 2329 INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA INDUSTRIES.  Any course with the COMC subject code or the COMC attribute code may fulfill this requirement.

3

See course options under Ethics, Law, and Policy Course Requirement in the Communication and Media Studies department. 

4

Any course with the COMM subject code or the COMM attribute code may fulfill this requirement.

Availability

A minor in communications is available to all students at PCS and any student in FCRH/FCLC enrolling prior to fall 2016. Students may not major in any of the new Communication and Media Studies department majors (COMC, DTEM, FITV, or JOUR) with a minor in Communications (COMM) or vice versa.