Communication Arts and Mass Media Minor

Communication Arts and Mass Media Minor

This 18-credit Communication Arts and Mass Media minor is designed to offer students the opportunity to balance a liberal arts foundation and orientation to communication with the media and production theory. This merger of technique will provide the skills necessary for supplementing career fields requiring effective oral, written and media production skills.

This minor is available to students in any major, but complements majors in management, marketing, education, sales, training and development, government, human resources, and development. 

Required Courses (6 credits)
Select 3 credits from COMM 100, COMM 110, COMM 118, COMM 150 or COMM 251.
Select 3 credits from CAS 101, CAS 201, CAS 202, or CAS 252.

Supporting Courses (12 credits)
Select 6 credits from any CAS or COMM 200-300 level courses.
Select 6 credits from any CAS or COMM 400 level courses.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor. 

For questions or more information, please contact Dr. Rodney Troester, Associate Professor of Communication at rlt5@psu.edu or 814-898-6442.