Social Media and Mass Communications Minor

Please note that the Social Media and Mass Communications minor is not available to students with majors in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Degree Requirements (18 hours)

Course Title Credits
JOUR 101Media and Society3
or ISCI 202 Information Literacy and Technology
JOUR 285Social Media and Society3
JOUR 385Social Media Planning3
Select at least one, no more than two, SLIS courses from the following:
ISCI 315Cyberethics and Information Policy3
ISCI 415Social Issues in Information and Communications Technologies3
ISCI 420Information and Communication Needs and Assessment3
ISCI 434Introduction to Knowledge Discovery3
ISCI 480Emerging Topics in Information Science3
ISCI 560Data Visualization3
Select at least one, no more than two, electives from the following:
Select any of the following principles courses:
Principles of Public Relations
Principles of Advertising and Brand Communications
Principles of Visual Communications
Principles of Journalism
JOUR 304Internet and Social Media Law3
JOUR 308Media and Youth3
JOUR 343Social Media for Sports Media3
JOUR 491Communication and Information Transfer3
JOUR 530Creative Leadership3
JOUR 542Public Opinion and Persuasion3