Mass Communication Minor

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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 101 Introduction to Mass Communication (3 units), 6 units of 200-level courses, 3 units of upper- or lower-level courses and 12 units of upper-level courses. No specific courses or blocks of courses are stipulated for the minor; each student designs a coherent and purposeful individual program.

Courses Not Open to Minors

MCOM 323 Advertising Media Planning
MCOM 325 Advertising Copywriting
MCOM 350 Media Law
MCOM 390 Mass Communication Research
MCOM 433 Media Ethics
MCOM 447 Advertising Campaigns
MCOM 453 Strategic Public Relations and Integrated Communication Campaigns
MCOM 460 Internship in Mass Communication

Combined Minor with Communication Studies

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.

Minor Requirements

View minor requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.