Overview

Students from across the university can take advantage of the six different minors offered by the School of Communication and Media Arts: journalism, advertising media/public relations, film and television, sports media, digital communication, and performing arts. These minors allow non-majors to explore an area of focus within the fields of Communication and Media Arts while developing an understanding of media theory, history, and technical skills.

Journalism

CM 101 Introduction to Media Culture

CM 102 Introduction to Media Production

CM 125 History of Journalism

CM 211 News Writing & Reporting I

One SCMA Elective

Choose 1 of the following courses:

CM 226 Magazine Production

CM 229 Photojournalism

CM 271 TV News Magazine Production I

Advertising Media Public Relations

CM 101 Introduction to Media Culture

CM 102 Introduction to Media Production

CM 126 History of Advertising and PR

CM 227 Advertising and PR, Practical Applications

One SCMA Elective

Choose 1 of the following courses:

CM 230 Digital Publications

CM 257 Women and Advertising

CM 258 Social Media and Viral Campaigns

Film and Television

CM 101 Introduction to Media Culture

CM 102 Introduction to Media Production

CM 201 Art of the Moving Image

CM 212 Media Literacy

One SCMA Elective

Choose 1 of the following courses:

CM 121 History of Film I

CM 122 History of Film II

CM 123 History of Film III

CM 124 History of Broadcasting

Sports Media

CM 101 Introduction to Media Culture

CM 102 Introduction to Media Production

CM 252 Sport, Culture, and Media

CM 272 Sports Broadcasting I

One SCMA Elective

Choose 1 of the following courses:

CM 230 Digital Publications

CM 258 Social Media and Viral Campaigns

CM 274 Sports Journalism

Digital Communication

CM 101 Introduction to Media Culture

CM 102 Introduction to Media Production

CS 101 Web Design and Visual Tools

CS 104 Digital Animation and Gaming

CS 232 Human Computer Interaction

Choose 1 of the following courses:

CM 253 Digital Culture

CM 254 Media and Democracy

CM 258 Social Media and Viral Campaigns

Theatre Arts

THR 112 History of Theatre I

THR 212 History of Theatre II

THR 210 Acting for Musical Theatre

THR 110 Acting I

THR 211 Acting for Musical Theatre II

THR 111 Acting II

Dance

DA 100 Introduction to History of Dance (3 CR)

DA 310 Social Issues Through Dance (3 CR)