Course Requirements for the Minor: 24 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

5 courses required:
CDES101Introduction to Communication3.0FS
CDES102Principles of Comm Design3.0FS
CDES141Media Aesthetics3.0FS
CDES261Found of Electronic Media3.0FS
CDES311Electronic Media Regulation3.0FS
Prerequisites: CDES 261 (with a grade of C or higher) or faculty permission.

NOTE: Students must earn a grade of C- or better in CDES 141 and CDES 261 to enroll in any CDES upper-division courses for this minor.

3 courses selected from:

At least 3 units must be selected from upper-division courses.

CDES103Writing for Electronic Media3.0FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 130.
CDES206Intro Photo Com & Dig Imaging3.0FS
CDES216Introduction to Audio in Media3.0FS
CDES241North American Cinema3.0SP
CDES242History of Documentary Film3.0FA
CMST251Adv Presentational Speaking3.0FS
Prerequisites: CMST 131.
CDES341American Radio and Television3.0SP
Prerequisites: Junior standing, CDES 103, CDES 206, CDES 216; CDES 141, CDES 261 (both with a grade of C or better); faculty permission.
CDES345Media Production Management3.0FA
Prerequisites: CDES 366.
CDES362Media Performance3.0FA
Prerequisites: CDES 103, CDES 216.
CDES363Broadcast News3.0FS
Prerequisites: CDES 103, CDES 216.
CDES365Electronic Media Management3.0SP
Prerequisites: CDES 261 (with a grade of C or higher) or faculty permission.
CDES368Public Affairs Programming3.0FA
Prerequisites: CDES 103, CDES 216; CDES 261 (with a grade of C or higher).
JOUR244Intro to Public Relations3.0FS
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of JOUR 260.
JOUR260Writing for Mass Media3.0FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 130.