Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016


Mass Communications (COM)

18 Credit Hours

College of Arts & Sciences


Minor Description

The minor in Mass Communications is available to students pursuing any other major at USF. 

Total Minor Hours - 18 Hours

Core Information

The minor in Mass Communications requires a minimum of 18 hours of School coursework.

Core Courses - 6 Hours

Elective Courses - 12 Hours

Twelve (12) hours may be selected from among School offerings and must include a minimum of nine (9) hours at the 3000-level or higher.

  • FIL 3011 The Film as Mass Com II: Rhetor & Stylis
  • PGY 3601C Photojournalism I
  • PGY 3620 Photojournalism II
  • Any MMC, ADV, JOU, PUR, RTV, VIC course

Additional Minor Requirements

All major course prerequisites must be met.

GPA Requirement

A 2.5 GPA in all minor coursework must be maintained.

Course Grade Requirement

A grade of "D"or "F" will not be counted toward a Mass Communications minor.

Residency Requirement

All minor hours must be completed at USF.

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