Communication Studies Minor

Communication

This minor is designed for students in various professional disciplines, such as political science, ministry, or teaching, who would like to better prepare themselves for communicating within their fields. (21 credits)

Requirements:
COMM1010. Introduction to Communication (3)
COMM2030. Interpersonal Communication (3)
15 credits in Communication of which 12 shall be numbered above 2999.


Media Production

This minor is designed for ministry majors, education majors, and anyone else who wants to learn how to communicate through the medium of video. Students will leave the minor with a solid foundation in writing, producing, shooting, and editing videos for church, classroom, company and organization. Students will also have the basic skills required for entry-level positions in local television production. (20 credits)

Requirements:
COMM1260. Introduction to Video (1)
COMM2250. Introduction to Scriptwriting (3)
COMM2260. Intermediate Video Production (3)
COMM2280. Audio For Film and Television (2)
COMM3010. Producing Film and Television (2)
COMM3030. Film Theory and Criticism (3)
COMM3260. Advanced Television Production (3)
COMM3280. Media Law and Ethics (3)

Broadcasting

This minor is designed for the journalism or kinesiology student who would like to expand his/her future employment opportunities to include television or internet broadcasting. Other majors are, of course, welcome to take this minor. (17 credits)

Requirements:
COMM1260. Introduction to Video (1)
COMM2250. Introduction to Scriptwriting (3)
COMM2600. Introduction to Performance (3)
COMM3210. Advanced Public Speaking (3)
COMM3420. Persuasion (3)
COMM3600. Broadcast Communication (3)
COMM4950. Internship in Communication Studies (1-2)


Drama

For those wanting to add a bit of drama to their lives! (chortle) (20 credits)

Requirements:
COMM1310. Oral Interpretation (3)
COMM2250. Introduction to Scriptwriting (3)
COMM2600. Introduction to Performance (3)
COMM3030. Film Theory and Criticism (3)
ENGL3320. Shakespeare (3)
ENGL3410. Greek and Roman Classics (3); or,
ENGL3520. Twentieth Century Drama (3)
Two credits in any combination from the following: (2)
COMM2120. Communication Activities (1)
MUSC2420. Opera/Musical Theatre Production (1)