Barton College Academic Programs

Communication and Media Studies (Minor)

The Media and Communications minor provides students a foundation within the fields of media and communications to effectively engage and communicate within different business and disciplines. Students will learn traditional and digital media, discipline-specific writing skills, public relations, strategic campaign creation, social media, photography, and graphics. This minor, along with the required major requirements, will give students a multi-disciplinary competitive edge and a varied, digital, professional portfolio.


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Course Information

Required Courses

  • COM 201 – Mass Media and Society
  • COM 215 – Intro to Broadcasting/Video Production
  • COM 250 – Digital Storytelling
  • COM 380 – Public Relations Strategies and Campaigns

Choose Two Courses:

  • ART 250 – Graphic Design
  • ART 270 – Digital Imaging
  • ART 275 – Photography: Traditions

Total Credit Hours Required: 20

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