Mass Communication Minor (M)

As a graduate in the Mass Communication program, you’ll leave with all the skills you need to communicate effectively through a variety of channels. Not only will you be a stronger communicator, but you’ll also be a better leader. Having studied topics like interpersonal communication and cross-cultural communication, you’ll be ready to work with diverse groups of people. You’ll also be able to evaluate broadcast news writing and radio dialogue to critically think about the best way to convey your message. What’s more, you’ll examine issues within the field like building or breaking trust with an audience and analyzing why certain messages are effective.  You’ll be ready to handle challenges in the field, stand out in the workforce and lead a life full of Christian service.


Required Courses
COMM 250Intro To Mass Communication3
COMM 321Media Writing3
COMM 329Film History3
or PHIL 371 Philosophy and Film
COMM 339Film & Video Production3
or COMM 351 Radio Production
Select one of the following:3
Sports Journalism
Advanced Film and Video Production
Take three total credits of the following (at least one credit of each course):3
Beacon-Newspaper (at least one credit each)
Minor Electives
Please select a 3-credit minor elective course not already taken as part of the minor. 3
Advanced Public Speaking
Servant Leadership
Radio Production
Gender and Communication
Philosophy and Film
Total Hours21