Catalog Year

2021-2022

Degree

Minor

Credits

28

Locations

Mankato

Mass Media Minor

Program Requirements

Core

Students in this course approach writing as a subject of study by investigating how writing works across a variety of contexts.

Prerequisites: none

Goal Areas: GE-1A

Nature, functions, responsibilities and effects of the media in contemporary society.

Prerequisites: none

Goal Areas: GE-09

Diverse Cultures: Purple

Basic techniques of gathering information and writing readable and accurate media stories.

Prerequisites: ENG 101, MASS 110

Principles of the First Amendment, libel, fair trial, privacy, access to news, pornography and regulation of radio and television.

Prerequisites: none

Study, analysis and criticism of the mass media, their ethics and performance.

Prerequisites: none

Unrestricted Electives

Choose 8 Credit(s). A limited set of courses are offered at the Normandale Partnership Center. Consult with an advisor on course offerings.

Prerequisites: none