Curriculum Guide for Minors

Designed for students interested in the study of film as an aspect of the mass media and as an art form that combines elements of many traditional arts.

I. Required Courses: 9 s.h.
  Understanding Mass Communication
Basic Motion Picture Production
Art of the Motion Picture
MCOM 151
MCOM 280
MCOM 281
II. Drama Analysis - select one below: 3 s.h.
  Theater Appreciation
Play Analysis for the Stage
THTR 100
THTR 278
III. Art - select one below:
3 s.h.

Survey of the Visual Arts II
Language of the Visual Arts

ARTH 110
ARTH 200
IV. Film - select two below:
6 s.h.
  The Documentary Tradition
The Development of Film
Great Films of Great Directors
Film Genres
Special Topics in Mass Comm.
Advanced Film Production
MCOM 279
MCOM 283
MCOM 284
MCOM 285
MCOM 294
MCOM 380
21 s.h.

Major Program areas

Communication Studies

introduces students to the theories and practices of oral communication and persuasion. Students in this major usually seek careers in business related fields, as well as corporate communication, advertising, sales, public relations, and events management.


Mass Communication

is designed to meet the needs of students who seek careers in the fields of broadcasting, journalism, film, audio production and video production.