The minor in Science Communication is designed to educate highly qualified communicators who have interests in specialized academic disciplines and career fields. Because science often involves complicated research and processes, communicating the results of that work requires special skills. This program is designed to prepare students for a wide range of niche career opportunities in media, corporate communication, science-related industries, and scientific environments.
Effective Fall 2021
Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.
Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.
|JTC 211||Visual Communication||3|
|JTC 319||Science and Environmental Communication||3|
|JTC 350||Public Relations||3|
|JTC 419||Food and Natural Resources Communication||3|
|Select two courses from the following:||6|
|Reporting: General News|
|Online Storytelling and Audience Engagement|
|Publicity and Media Relations|
|Advertising Creativity and Copywriting|
|Writing for Specialized Magazines|
|Publications Design and Production|
|Web Design and Development|
|Data Visualization Design|
|Integrated Communication Campaigns|
|Program Total Credits:||21|