Mass Communication Minor

Mass communication class

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
  • 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 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

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.