Note: The information below provides convenient links to some of the courses required for this degree; however, it should not be used as a course registration guide. Please refer to the official Lander University Academic Catalog for the most accurate and up-to-date program requirements.

FILM STUDIES MINOR

This minor is open to students from all majors. Students must (1) work carefully with their advisors in choosing courses of study and (2) complete the 18-credit hours of study with a “C” or better in each course. Some upper-level courses may require permission of the instructor in addition to enrollment as a Film Studies Minor. Prerequisites include a “C” or better in ENGL 101 and ENGL 102.

The minor requires a total of 18 hours of coursework as follows:

Six hours from the following:

Note: ENGL and MEDA topics classes that are film related may be petitioned to replace one of the elective nine hours.

 

MASS COMMUNICATIONS MINOR

This minor requires a total of 18 hours of coursework as follows:

Six hours from the following:

 

SPEECH AND THEATRE MINOR

This minor requires 18 hours of coursework as follows:

 

PUBLIC RELATIONS MINOR

Public relations is about building and maintaining positive reputations and relationships with audiences using a variety of communication strategies, tactics and media. This minor is designed both for students interested in entering the dynamic field of public relations and for those who realize that a PR background can benefit their other career choices. Typical job areas in this fast growing field include: media relations, community relations, corporate communications, governmental relations, crisis and reputation management, publicity, and special events.

The minor is open to students from all majors. Students must complete the 18-credit program of study as shown with a “C” or better in each course. Before enrolling in upper-level courses, students must:

  1. Have completed 54 semester hours by the first day of class;
  2. Have maintained an average GPA of 2.00 or above on all courses taken at Lander University; and
  3. Have completed the following with a “C” or above: MEDA 101 and SPCH 101.

This minor requires a total of 18 hours of coursework as follows:

In order to have familiarity with statistics and social science research methods used in the public relations field, students are strongly encouraged to take BA 101, MATH 211 and SOCI 101 as electives or general education requirements.