Mass Communication Minor

A mass communication minor introduces students to the field of mass communication in a brief setting and provides graduates with an edge in job fields. The core classes give non-communication majors a new, fresh perspective in their workplace.

Why Grand View?

  • Any Grand View University undergraduate student is able to complete this minor through the selected conceptual courses.
  • Help you develop research methods and analysis skills that can be applied to a number of different fields, including law, academia, and the professional sector.
  • Our alumni are leaders and innovators in their fields.
Degree Fit
This program could be a good fit if you:
  • Wish to pursue a liberal arts approach to the study of mass communication institutions, processes, effects, research methods, and analysis.
Career Options

With this minor, you may become a/an:

  • Account Manager
  • Advertising Salesperson
  • Assignment Editor
  • Booking Agent
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Business Manager
  • Columnist
  • Community Affairs Director
  • Critic
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Director
  • Disc Jockey
  • Editor
  • Engineer
  • Event Coordinator
  • Film Editor
  • Floor Manager
  • Graphic Designer
  • Information Specialist
  • Lighting Director
  • Literary Agent
  • Media Buyer or Planner
  • News Director
  • Newscaster
  • Photojournalist
  • Producer
  • Production Design
  • Production Management
  • Program Director
  • Promotion Representative
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Publicity Director
  • Research Analyst
  • Scriptwriter
  • Sound Mixer
  • Sports Director
  • Station Manager
Course Requirements

Mass Communication Minor (23 credits)

ARTS 131 Basic Digital Photography 3 credits
COMM 110 Mass Communication 3 credits
COMM 121 Digital Video & Audio 3 credits
COMM 151 Reporting 3 credits
COMM 222 Digital Audio Media 3 credits
One upper division communication lab 1 credit
One lower division communication lab 1 credit
Two communication electives 6 credits

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