Mar 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mass Communications Minor

The minor in Mass Communications is available to students pursuing any other major at USF.

Minor Requirements

The minor in Mass Communications requires a minimum of 18 hours of School coursework.

Total Minor Credit Hours: 18

Minor Elective Credit Hours: 12

  • Twelve (12) hours may be selected from among School offerings and must include a minimum of nine (9) hours at the 3000-level or higher.
  • Any course with a prefix of: MMC, ADV, JOU, PGY, PUR, RTV, VIC

GPA Requirement

A 2.5 GPA in all minor coursework must be maintained.

Grading Requirements

A grade of “D” or “F” will not be counted toward a Mass Communications minor.

Advising Information

USF students schedule advising appointments online through USF Archivum Platform.   Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor each semester to discuss courses planning, degree progression, and career preparation.

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St. Petersburg campus Website:
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Other Requirements

All major course prerequisites must be met.   

Students who wish to minor must apply for admission to the Zimmerman School of Advertising & Mass Communications and must meet all admission standards required of majors. Please see the Major in Mass Communications for more admission information.