The Minor in Broadcasting

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:

CDES 101 Introduction to Communication 3.0 FS

This course is also offered as JOUR 101.

CDES 102 Principles of Communication Design 3.0 FS
CDES 141 Media Aesthetics 3.0 FS
CDES 261 Foundations of Electronic Media 3.0 FS
CDES 311 Electronic Media Regulation 3.0 FS
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.

CDES 103 Writing for Electronic Media 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 130.
CDES 206 Introduction to Photography and Digital Imaging 3.0 FS
CDES 216 Introduction to Digital Audio in Media 3.0 FS
CDES 341 American Radio and Television 3.0 FS
CDES 342 Documentary Film 3.0 FS
CDES 344 American Cinema 3.0 FS
CDES 345 Media Production Management 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: CDES 366.
CDES 362 Media Performance 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: CDES 103, CDES 216.
CDES 363 Broadcast News 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: CDES 103, CDES 216.
CDES 365 Electronic Media Management 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: CDES 261 (with a grade of C or higher) or faculty permission.
CDES 368 Public Affairs Programming 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: CDES 103, CDES 216; CDES 261 (with a grade of C or higher).
JOUR 244 Introduction to Public Relations 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; concurrent enrollment in or prior completion of JOUR 260 for Journalism majors.

This course is also offered as POLS 244.

JOUR 260 Writing for Mass Media 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 130.