Six courses are required for the minor:
|Select one of the following two courses:|
|Fundamentals of Communication and Media Studies 1|
|Introduction to Media Industries|
|Select one course from the media, culture, and society concentration of the major 2|
|Select one ethics, law, and policy course 3|
|Select three electives in COMC, DTEM, FITV, JOUR, or in appropriate related programs 4|
Minors are required to complete this requirement by the end of the first semester of their junior year.
See the below list of Ethics, Law, and Policy courses.
Any course with the any of the CMS subject codes or attribute codes (COMM, COMC, DTEM, FITV, or JOUR) may fulfill this requirement.
Ethics, Law, and Policy courses
Courses in this group have the CELP attribute.
|COLI 4570||Films of Moral Struggle||4|
|COMC 3260||Media, Regulation, and the Public Interest||4|
|COMC 3310||Ethics and Popular Culture||4|
|COMC 3330||Peace, Justice, and the Media||4|
|COMC 3350||Media Law||4|
|COMC 3370||Ethical Issues in Media||4|
|COMC 3380||International Communication||4|
|COMC 4170||Dissent and Disinformation||4|
|COMC 4340||Freedom of Expression||4|
|COMC 4360||Communication Ethics and the Public Sphere||4|
|COMC 4370||Ethical Controversies in 21st Century Media||4|
|DTEM 2450||Digital Property: Rights, Policies, and Practice||4|
|DTEM 4440||Privacy and Surveillance||4|
|DTEM 4480||Digital Media and Public Responsibility||4|
|FITV 2670||Television and Social Change||4|
|FITV 4570||Films of Moral Struggle||4|
|FITV 4660||Ethics of Reality Television||4|
|JOUR 3740||Ethics and Diversity in Journalism||4|
|JOUR 3760||The Journalist and the Law||4|
|JOUR 4750||Values in the News||4|
|JOUR 4770||Media Law and Journalism Ethics||4|
The minor in communications is available to students in Fordham's School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Lincoln Center and Rose Hill, and to students in Fordham College at Rose Hill (FCRH) and Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) who matriculated at FCRH or FCLC 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.