HomeSampleCourses

Electronic Media Studies Major

St. Kate’s electronic media studies major is offered in collaboration with the University of St. Thomas.

Below is a sample academic plan. You can work with an advisor to tailor the courses to your interest.

Required courses in speech communication at St. Catherine University:
COMM 1030: Speaking to Lead and Influence
COMM 2050: Media, Culture and Society
COMM 3030: Rhetoric, Civic Participation and Social Justice
COMM 3070: Gender and Rhetoric
COMM 3600: Leadership and the Art of Persuasion
COMM 4604: Internship

Required course at the University of St. Thomas:
COJO 260: Electronic Media Production

Select at least two of the following courses from the University of St. Thomas:
COJO 230: Foundations in Media and Society
COJO 262: Radio Production
COJO 264: Media Communication Skills 
COJO 332: Documentary in American Culture
COJO 360: Videography: Television Production in the Field
COJO 460: Advanced Video Production 

You must select one (or up to three) additional elective classes from the Department of Communication Studies at St. Kate’s or from the list of supporting classes at the University of St. Thomas.

For detailed course descriptions, visit the courses page.

Writing requirement

Electronic media studies majors satisfy the Writing Requirement for Majors by completing COMM 3070. You complete the Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Writing Requirement with three other writing-intensive courses (CORE 1000 and CORE 3990, and any other writing-intensive course in this or another department).