The Minor in Communication Design

Course Requirements for the Minor: 20-21 units

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

3 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 307 Technology and Communication 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: CDES 102.

4 courses selected from:

CDES 103 Writing for Electronic Media 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ENGL 130.
CDES 141 Media Aesthetics 3.0 FS
CDES 206 Introduction to Photography and Digital Imaging 3.0 FS
CDES 261 Foundations of Electronic Media 3.0 FS
CDES 281 Print Production 3.0 FS
CDES 315 Electronic Media Economics 3.0 FA
CDES 331 History of Graphic Design 3.0 SP
CDES 341 American Radio and Television 3.0 FS
CDES 342 Documentary Film 3.0 FS
CDES 344 American Cinema 3.0 FS
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 368 Public Affairs Programming 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: CDES 103, CDES 216; CDES 261 (with a grade of C or higher).