Communication and Broadcast Media

As the world continues to become more information-driven, the demand for professionals who can communicate complex information continues to increase. All industries—from aviation and aerospace to healthcare and sports—need professionals who have the skills to clearly communicate the complex nature of their work to different audiences in different media.

The minor in Communication and Broadcast Media supplements any major by teaching students the communication competencies that impress employers, helping graduates stand out and propel their careers forward. Students may earn a minor in Communication by successfully completing 15 credit hours, comprising three credits of required coursework and 12 credits chosen from specified electives.

Required Courses3
Introduction to News Writing
Select four of the following (two of which must be upper level):12
Media Literacy
Science and Technology Communication
Introduction to Communication Theory
Sports Writing
Communication Research Theory and Methods
Editing and Multimedia Production
Advanced Speech
Mass Communication Law and Ethics
Aviation and Aerospace Communication
Mass Media and Current Events
Environmental Communication
Media Relations I
Communication and Organizational Culture
Visual Design
Nonverbal Communication
Media Relations II
Contemporary Issues in Science
Cross-Cultural Communication
Communication and Society
Introduction to Broadcast Meteorology
Video Production
Total Credits15