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Penn State Erie, The Behrend College

Communication Arts and Mass Media Minor

Penn State Erie, The Behrend College (CASCM)

Contact(s): Rod Troester,

The CASCM minor offers students the opportunity to balance a liberal arts foundation and orientation to communication with the media and production theory and skills necessary for supplementing career fields requiring effective oral, written and media production skills. This minor would complement majors in management, marketing, education, sales, training and development, government, human resources, and development.

Students must apply for entrance to the minor after achieving fifth semester classification. This minor is not available to students enrolled in any of the majors in the College of Communications or any other communication major including: CAS, CASBL, CASCC, CCBA, CCCC, COMAL, COMBA, COMCC, or COMCL.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)


Select 3 credits from COMM 100 GS(3), COMM 110 GH(3), COMM 118 GS(3), COMM 150 GA(3),
or COMM 251(3) (Sem: 1-2)
Select 3 credits from CAS 101 GS(3), CAS 201 GH(3), CAS 202 GS(3), or CAS 252(3)  (Sem: 1-2)

Select 6 select credits from any CAS or COMM 200-300 level courses. (Sem: 3-6)
Select 6 credits from any CAS or COMM 400 level courses (Sem: 5-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2013

Blue Sheet Item #: 42-02-009

Review Date: 10/08/2013

UCA Revision #2: 7/27/07



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