Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Slippery Rock University

Strategic Communication and Media, Minor

The Minor in Strategic Communication and Media gives students access to courses in communication theory, strategic communication, and media production. It is the perfect complement to other Slippery Rock University programs of study. Students majoring in sports management, park and resource management, and business are just some of those who find a second home in the Department of Strategic Communication and Media.

To access Minor Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.


Strategic Communication and Media, Minor Program Page

Strategic Communication and Media Department Page

Professional Licensure/Certification Page



Minor GPA: 2.0 or higher


  • Students must complete at least 6 credit hours in their minor from SRU
  • A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division (courses numbered 300 and above)
  • A minor shall be no fewer than 18 credits.
Required Communication Courses
COMM 110Communication Concepts 13
Required Communication Diversity Course
Select one of the following:3
Intercultural Communication
Global Media
Required Research Course
Select one of the following:3
Communication Research Methods 1
The Historian's Craft
Program Planning and Evaluation
Marketing Research
Research Methods
Psychological Science II: Statistical Applications
Educational Measurements, Assessment and Evaluation
Research Methods
Sport Management Research Methods
Communication Elective (300 or 400 level)3
Communication Elective (any level)3
Communication Elective (any level)3
Total Hours18

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Summer 2022
Revised 04.15.2022
UCC: 3.1.22