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Minor: Communications and Media Arts

Communication is a versatile area of study that complements many majors.

The Communication and Media Arts minor provides students fundamental skills in this growing field. The curriculum builds a strong foundation on which students select from a wide range of elective options that allows students to design their course of study in relation to their career goals and their curricular needs. 

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA ARTS MINOR:

Required Course:

COMM 107: Principles and Theories of Communication                                                                   3

 Choose One of the Following:

COMM 131: Survey of Film and Video                                                                                                    3
COMM 230: Cultural History of Media 3

Three additional COMM courses are also required, at least two of which must be at the 300-level. 
Find the list of COMM courses here.

Students may take up to 15 credits of Internships and Independent Studies combined. A maximum of 3 Internship credits can be applied towards the major. Independent Studies cannot be applied towards the major


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  • <span class="lw_profiles_image" style="float: left;"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/profiles/1354-emil-lendof"><img src="/live/image/gid/100/width/215/src_region/0,0,2048,2048/10752_emil2_color.rev.1453904038.jpg" alt="Emil Lendof" title="Emil Lendof" class="lw_image" width="215"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_profiles_103 styled-link"><p> Emil graduated in 2014 and double majored in Communication Arts and Graphic Design. Currently, he is a multimedia editor for the <em>New York Post</em>. In the past he’s worked as a photo editor for <em>The Daily Beast</em> in addition to freelance photo editing for Nickelodeon. While at MMC, he interned for multiple offices with <em>Essence </em>magazine.</p></div><div class="lw_profiles_name"><a href="/live/profiles/1354-emil-lendof">Emil Lendof</a></div><div class="lw_profiles_104"><p> 2014</p></div>
  • <span class="lw_profiles_image" style="float: left;"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/profiles/1346-jessica-summers"><img src="/live/image/gid/100/width/215/src_region/0,0,369,515/10649_jessica_summers_img_1168.rev.1453904003.jpg" alt="Jessica Summers" title="Jessica Summers" class="lw_image" width="215"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_profiles_103 styled-link"><p> Jessica Summers graduated from MMC with a BA in Communication Arts and a double minor in journalism and political science in 2012. She continued on to receive her MBA in Business and Economic Reporting from New York University. She is currently a breaking news and energy markets reporter with <em>Bloomberg News</em>. Jessica is highly involved in the MMC community and often comes to speak to the journalism students to give advice and help prepare them for their careers.</p></div><div class="lw_profiles_name"><a href="/live/profiles/1346-jessica-summers">Jessica Summers</a></div><div class="lw_profiles_104"><p> Class of 2012</p></div>
  • <span class="lw_profiles_image" style="float: left;"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/profiles/1349-molly-ward"><img src="/live/image/gid/100/width/215/src_region/0,0,480,481/10676_mollyward.rev.1453904013.jpg" alt="Molly Ward" title="Molly Ward" class="lw_image" width="215"/></a></span></span><div class="lw_profiles_103 styled-link"><p> Molly Ward graduated from MMC in May 2015 with a Bachelors in Political Science. Although she didn’t receive a Comm degree, Molly was very involved in the Communication Arts community. She was a writer and the Editor in Chief for the student-run newspaper, <em>The Monitor</em>. While in school, she also interned with Buzzfeed, Sirius XM Radio, PBS, and MSNBC. Currently, Molly is an associate producer for <em>All In with Chris Hayes</em> on MSNBC.</p></div><div class="lw_profiles_name"><a href="/live/profiles/1349-molly-ward">Molly Ward</a></div><div class="lw_profiles_104"><p> Class of 2015</p></div>