Minors & Certificates

Minor in Mass Media – 18 credits

MDIA 2000 – Introduction to Mass Media
MDIA 4350 – Broadcasting and Culture
MDIA 4400 – Media Criticism

Select three of the following courses.

MDIA 3450 – Media Ethics
MDIA 4100 – Media Economics and Management
MDIA 4270 – Diversity in Media
MDIA 4450 – International Media
MDIA 4800 – Media Law


Sports Broadcasting Certificate

 Admission requirement: Mass Media major and completion of Area F

MDIA 3060 – Sports Announcing and Reporting
MDIA 3500 – Broadcast News Writing or MDIA 3050 – Broadcast Performance and Announcing
MDIA 4964 – Sports Workshop
PHIL 3170 – Ethics and Sport or SOCI 3650 – Sociology of Sport or MDIA 4030 – Selected Topics in Mass Media

Institutional Cross-training Certificate for Journalism and Mass Media Students

To earn an institutional certificate, students who are earning a minor or major in mass media will be required to pass the following courses with a grade of “C’ or better.

JOUR 3510 – News Writing
JOUR 3520 – Essential Reporting Skills
JOUR 4510 – Feature Writing or JOUR 4520 – Literary Journalism or JOUR 4550 – Reporting

To earn an institutional certificate, students who are earning a minor in print journalism or who are majoring in English with a journalism emphasis will be required to mass the following courses with a grade of “C” or better.

MDIA 3050 – Broadcast Performance and Announcing
MDIA 3500 – Broadcast News Writing
MDIA 4961 – Audio Workshop or MDIA 4962 – Video Workshop