Department of Communication and Media

Minor in Communication and Media (21 Credit Hours)

The Minor requires a minimum of 21 credit hours, including the core of 4 COMM courses (12 credit hours) listed below and 3 COMM or GDES elective courses (9 credit hours).  At least 3 credit hours must be in upper-level courses and at least 9 credit hours must be taken in residence at AUK.

Admission to the Program:

  • Students enrolling in the Communication minor should have normally completed a minimum of 30 credit hours of coursework and be in good academic standing.

Minor Core Requirements in Communication (12 credit hours):

COMM 101

Introduction to Mass Communication


COMM 110

Introduction to Digital Media Design


COMM 205  

Writing for Mass Media


COMM 225

Theories of Communication


Minor Electives (9 credit hours):
Students must complete at least 3 courses (9 credit hours), in consultation with their Academic Advisor, from recommended COMM and GDES courses.  One course (3 credit hours) must be at the 300- level or above.