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Minors in Communication and Media Arts

The department offers a number of minors in Communication and Media Arts. These provide students an opportunity to add value to their major by developing complementary competencies.

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  • Communication

    The Communication minor is our most adaptable means for students to compliment their major by choosing courses of interest to them.

  • Journalism

    The Journalism minor trains students in the theory and practice of journalism, with attention to the role of media in a democratic society

  • Media Studies

    The Media Studies minor provides students an opportunity to explore the ethical, legal, and economics consideration of media and its role in democratic society.

  • Political Communication

    The Political Communication minor prepares students for study at the graduate level, or careers at the emerging nexus of politics and communication. See the Political Communication Minor section in this chapter.

  • Professional Communication Skills

    The Professional Communication Skills minor helps students develop communicative competences needed for ongoing personal and professional success.

  • Social and Cultural Advocacy

    Pursuing a Social and Cultural Advocacy Minor provides opportunities to develop communication competencies necessary for cultural understanding and advocacy as a part of active community and civic engagement.

  • Workplace Communication

    The Workplace Communication Minor provides opportunities to develop interpersonal skills and other communicative competencies necessary to promote quality relationships and collaborative workplaces.

  • Communication Teaching Endorsement


How to Declare

You must declare your intent to complete a certificate program by declaring the certificate on my.BoiseState. Students from any major may declare this certificate. See the appropriate undergraduate catalog for requirements. Students declare their intent to complete a certificate program on my.BoiseState, and are responsible for monitoring their progress.