Minors in Communication & Information

The College of Communication and Information offers 15 minors, most of which are open to all Kent State University students.

Media, design, technology, communication and information skills can enhance any major or career path, from business management to fashion design. And for students within the College of Communication and Information, adding a minor in a complementary CCI discipline can open up even more doors. 

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Featured Minors

Applied Data and Information Minor

The Applied Data and Information minor expands on the tools you gain in your major, complementing fields such as digital humanities, fashion, media, social sciences, design and technology. It will open new and different opportunities for you.

Media Advocacy Minor

The Media Advocacy minor prepares students to explore advocacy as both a professional discipline and an act of engaged citizenship. Students will gain an understanding of individual activism, group advocacy and social movements as they practice approaches for meaningful social, political and cultural change through the use of media tools and concepts.

Minor: Web Design & Development

The Web Design & Development minor allows students to develop the fundamental skills needed to pursue jobs in web development, web programming, web design and related fields

All Communication and Information Minors

Applied Data and Information Minor

The Applied Data and Information minor expands on the tools you gain in your major, complementing fields such as digital humanities, fashion, media, social sciences, design and technology. It will open new and different opportunities for you.

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Information Design Minor 

The Information Design minor offers students a basic understanding of visual communication tools, theory and ethics. 

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Media Advocacy Minor

The Media Advocacy minor prepares students to explore advocacy as both a professional discipline and an act of engaged citizenship by equipping them with theoretical and applied approaches for achieving meaningful social, political and cultural change through the use of media tools and concepts.

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Media Literacy Minor 

The Media Literacy minor gives a broad overview of the media from an information, as opposed to skills, perspective.

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User Experience Design Minor 

The User Experience Design minor provides students with comprehension and applicable skills that focus on a product's overall customer experience , ease of use, control and feedback. 

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Visual Journalism Minor

The Visual Journalism minor teaches the basic photography, videography and page layout design for newspapers and magazines.

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Web Design and Development Minor 

The minor in Emerging Media and Technology's web design and development complements a wide range of majors, including Computer Science, Fashion, Computer Information Systems, Visual Communication Design, Media and Journalism, Communication Studies and many more.

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