MINOR IN COMMUNICATION Updated on 02/20/2015 AU ID Name -18 credit hours in Communication required -Grade of C or better required; Must be taken A-F and NOT P/F -12 credit hours must be unique to the minor -9 credit hours must be at the 300 level or above All of the following (6 credit hours) Course Title Prerequisite Semester Grade Credit hours Prerequisite Semester Grade Credit hours COMM-100(FA4) Understanding Media COMM-200 Writing for Communication Two courses from the following (6 credit hours) Course Title COMM-301 Public Relations (Prereq: COMM-209) COMM-330 Principles of Photography (Prereq: COMM-105) COMM-310 Public Speaking COMM-331 Film & Video Production I (Prereq: COMM-105) COMM-320 Reporting (Prereq: COMM-305) COMM-435 Introduction to Studio Television (Prereq: COMM-105) COMM-322 Editorial Policies & Methods COMM-470 Organizational Communication COMM-325 Feature Article Writing (Prereq: COMM-320) COMM-521 Opinion Writing Two courses from the following (6 credit hours) Course Title Prerequisite Semester Grade Credit hours COMMCOMMCOMM-401 Communication Law COMM-509 Politics & the Media COMM-411 History of Documentary COMM-514 Censorship & the Media COMM-415 Children, Youth & Digital Culture COMM-517 History of Cross Cultural Cinema COMM-477 History of Photography COMM-545 Business & Economic Journalism COMM-503 Broadcast & Multimedia Journalism Management COMM-558 Survey of American Cinema Student may also choose courses from the approved Communication Courses list published each semester. IMPORTANT NOTES *This requirement worksheet should not be considered an official explanation of minor requirements. It should only be used as a guide to assist in your academic planning. For an official explanation of minor requirements, please review the American University catalog for your catalog year. *The courses that appear on the requirement worksheet may not be offered every semester. For a list of courses offered in a particular semester, please see the Schedule of Classes website. *Students need to take all prerquisite courses to be eligible for a course; however, the prerequisite course may be applied to the minor with advisor approval. *COMM 100 & 200 must be taken prior to the other required COMM courses for the minor.