Minor in Mass Communication Studies

Requirements

  1. Students applying for a Minor in Mass Communication Studies must file a formal application at the Office of Student Services in 1000 Weimer Hall. Two (2) courses must be completed before your application will be approved.
  2. All applicants must have a 3.00 or higher UF cumulative grade point average.
  3. At least nine hours for the Minor must be completed in residence at the University of Florida.
  4. All courses for the Minor must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. S/U grades are not acceptable.
  5. Individual Problems courses (4905) may not be applied toward the Minor.
  6. The specific course requirements are as follows:Complete Four courses:

    ADV 3008 – Elements of Advertising – 3 hours
    PUR 3000 - Principles of Public Relations – 3 hours
    RTV 3007 – Introduction to Telecommunication – 3 hours
    RTV 3405 - TV & American Society – 3 hours
    MMC 2604 - Mass Media and You – 3 hours
    Maximum of one (3) credit CJC-sponsored Study Abroad Program

    Complete One of the following courses:

    ADV 3500 - Advertising Research – 3 hours
    (Dept. permission – Weimer 2088)
    PUR 3500 - Public Relations Research – 3 hours
    (Dept. permission – Weimer 2085)
    JOU 4004 - History of Journalism – 3 hours
    MMC 1702 - Rock’n’Roll & American Society – 3 hours
    Maximum of one (3) credit CJC-sponsored Study Abroad Program

Total hours required: 15 hours

  1. You must be in your upper division college to apply. You must use an official application form.
  2. You may not be a major in the College of Journalism and Communications.
  3. You must obtain the approval of your college dean prior to coming to this office for final approval.
  4. You must at least be one full semester away from graduation.