Minor in Communication Studies
The Communication Studies minor is a general minor in Communication for the non-Communication major. The program introduces students to basic media skills such as writing, speech, desktop publishing, and Web design. This minor is a good fit for any career path where an understanding of communication and media is important.
Students who minor in Communication Studies must have a major outside the Communication Department. The minor requires 22 credits that provide a broad perspective of both print and electronic media as well as speech and debate. Students have the opportunity to choose electives based on their primary area of interest in communication.
Program Plan (pdf)
|Want to see exactly what classes you will take? The Program Plan (sometimes called a degree sheet) includes all specific requirements - including University proficiencies, Frameworks courses and degree requirements.|
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Public Speaking & Rhetoric||Tailored to the specific needs and interests of students with previous speaking experience (usually high school speech) along with a rhetorical study of significant public speeches or other communication events.|
|Mass Communication Theory||Survey of the traditional mass media from both historical and cultural perspectives, including attention to media theories and effects, media operations, and social and economic problems in the media. Introduction to advertising, public relations, the relationships of foreign media to American media, media ethics and law, and new media technologies, including the Internet.|
|Media Writing||Introduction to writing for the mass media: print, broadcast, Internet, public relations, and advertising. Includes practical experience in information gathering, organizing, and writing with emphasis on style, structure, and techniques appropriate to the various media formats.|
|Intro to Electronic Media||Introduction to basics of video cameras, editing, audio recording, computer media, web applications, and desktop publishing. Prepares the student for intermediate work in electronic media courses.|
|Advertising||Introduction to the field of advertising through various media. Acquaints students with the basic techniques of advertising.|
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Melinda Booze joined the Evangel faculty in 2006, where she currently teaches communication courses and serves as adviser for The Lance, Evangel’s student newspaper. Booze is the founding editor of the Assemblies of God’s On Course magazine, a position she held for 10 years. Along with writing for On Course, Booze has written articles for [...]read more
Nancy Pace-Miller is a 1984 graduate of Evangel. A proud “OKIE,” she came from Oklahoma to Missouri to attend Evangel and never left. Pace-Miller has worked in the field of advertising and public relations for 30 years and began teaching at Evangel in 1989 as an adjunct instructor. She took a full-time position at Evangel [...]read more
NOTE: A minor is a secondary field of interest that is meant to complement your academic major. While your major is chosen for your intended career choice, your minor may be something you pursue for your personal interest or to augment your major.
No special requirements for this program.
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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