Many students like to add a Communication minor while pursuing studies in another major. This is often a good idea for students, especially in areas like Business Administration, Psychology, Education, Criminal Justice, and Nursing to name a few.
A minor in Communication involves taking a minimum of 15 credit hours in Communication courses at the 2000/3000 levels with at least three credits at the 3000-level.
Minoring in Communication with a Concentration:
Students may also pursue courses in fields like Radio/Audio Production, Multimedia Journalism, Film, Television/Digital Video, and Video Game Studies, as a minor. Use the courses housed within the concentration in order to complete this type of minor.
Minoring in Theatre requirements:
COM 1410: Acting One or COM 2450: Stage Craft Concepts plus 12 other credits from within the Theatre Concentration.
Video Gaming Studies (Minor)
Program Learning Outcomes
Identify and explain current trends in videogame studies and the videogame industry.
Express themselves compellingly in written and oral communication.
Develop their skills in analysis, connection, metacognition, and design.
Situate themselves and their interests within a network of possible gaming careers.
COM 2641 Introduction to Critical Play
COM 2650 Game Design
COM 2655 Gaming Industries
COM 3645 Video Games: Theory & Analysis
COM 3656 Death & Games