MSU Billings Catalog

Communication Arts Media Studies Option Minor

Required courses
COMX 200Exploring Comm Studies3
COMX 330Principles of Media Studies3
COMX 331Theories of Media and Society3
COMX 340Visual Rhetoric3
COMX 341History & Theory of Persuasion3
JRNL 270Reporting3
Select two of the following:6
Media Criticism
Pop Culture & Cultural Studies
Multicultural Mass Comm
Total Minimum Credits24


Substitutions between options can be made with advisor or consent.  Students must earn a grade of “C” or above in courses used to satisfy major or minor requirements in the Communication and Theatre Department.  The Department of Communication and Theatre offers communication minors online.  Check the university website for details at