Minor in British Communication and Media
in Conjunction with Semester in London
The interdisciplinary British Communication and Media Minor enables students to expand their knowledge of communication and media in Great Britain, and to enhance their appreciation of the impact culture has on communication and media. Students must participate in JMU’s Semester or Summer In London program to complete this minor. The minor requires at least 18 credit hours, chosen from courses offered both at JMU and in London. Students may double count a maximum of 6 credit hours towards both a major and this minor.
SCOM 248 Intercultural Communications *
SCOM/SMAD/WRIT 360L British Media and Society **
SCOM 347L Communication, Diversity & Pop Culture in the U.K. **
SMAD 301L Culture by Design ** OR SCOM/WRIT 351L Visual Rhetoric **
OR ARTH 389 Topics in Art History – The Media Arts: Culture by Design **
WRIT 320L Writing in the Public Sphere **
ENG/SMAD 463L Film Adaptations: British Literature and Film ** OR
SCOM 395 Film Adaptations: British Literature and Film **
SCOM/SMAD 472L Media and Politics ** OR
POSC 371L British Media and Politics **
THEA 449/ENG 412N The London Theatre **
IDLS 486 Internship **
Appropriate Independent Studies, Directed Projects, and Semester in London Faculty Member in Residence courses may be counted as part of the minor with approval by the minor coordinator. Students studying in London during the summer will need to complete one additional course, approved by the minor coordinator, following the student’s return to JMU.
* Must be taken in Harrisonburg at JMU
** Must be taken in London
For further details, contact Dr. Renee Staton, Coordinator, at 540-568-7867 or email@example.com.