Minor in Media, Culture, and Communications Studies (MCCS)

This minor is aimed at providing a focus for students who, while completing their Humanities and Social Sciences electives, are interested in exploring the role of the digital technologies in the study of contemporary culture.  To earn the Minor in Media, Culture, and Communications Studies, students must select from the following courses, as listed below, earning a grade of "C" or better.

2 Core Media, Culture, and Communications Courses:

  • HUMN407  Introduction to Digital Humanities
  • HUMN401 Digital Humanities : Studio-Lab

*Both courses currently “Special Topics” currently in revision for later submission to ICC

Core Total Credits: 8

Choose 3 Humanities/Social Science Elective courses from the following:

  • COMM155: Oral Communications
  • COMM330: Introduction to Mass Communications
  • COMM580: Society and Visual Media
  • COMM610: Public Relations Writing
  • HUMN402: Shakespeare on Film
  • HUMN403: History of American Folk Music
  • HUMN425: Introduction to Theatre & Scenic Design
  • HUMN430: History of Motion Pictures
  • HUMN436: Graphic Novel to Film
  • HUMN437: American Cinema & Culture
  • HUMN440: TV Studies
  • HUMN460: Contemporary Art & Theory
  • HUMN496: Film and Literature: Art of Adaptation
  • LITR460:  Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • MGMT220: Management Communications
  • SOCL412: Art & Technology
  • SOCL406: Special Topics in Sociology
  • HUMN407: Special Topics in Humanities , e.g., Toys are US: American at Play; Religion, Media, and Culture

Additional selections will be added as new courses are developed in the MCCS program.

Depending upon courses selected for the minor, student will still be required to complete the Social Science/Humanities distribution requirement.

Elective Total Credits: 12

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