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Many students like to add a Communication minor while pursuing studies in another major. This is often a good idea for students, especially in areas like Business Management, Psychology, Education, Criminal Justice and Nursing to name a few.
A Communication minor involves taking a minimum of 15 credits in Communication courses at the 2000/3000 levels with at least three credits at the 3000-level.
Minoring in Communication with a Concentration:
Students may also pursue courses in fields like Corporate Communication, Radio/Audio Production, Multimedia Sports Journalism, Public Relations, Film, Television/Digital Video and Video Game Studies, as a minor. Use the courses housed within the concentration in order to complete this type of minor.
Minoring in Theatre requirements:
COM 1410: Acting One or COM 2450: Stage Craft Concepts plus 12 other credits from within the Theatre concentration.
There are several Curry College connections to the long-anticipated film "Patriots Day," about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, based on the book "Boston Strong," co-authored by Casey Sherman, a former Curry adjunct journalism professor.
"After Curry, I want to become a broadcast journalist for entertainment news. That's my dream," says Courtney Lee '17, who interned at FOX25 News in the fall of 2016. "I feel with the connections I've made and hands-on experience Curry has given me, I'm going to make it happen."
Award-winning playwright, director and Senior Lecturer Gail Phaneuf received high praise in the 'New York Times' for her acting prowess in the play "Small Craft Warnings" which ran in Provincetown earlier in the fall. The review calls Phaneuf's performance "supremely funny" and notes she turned her character "Leona" into a "whirlwind of comic energy tinged with pathos."
Senior Ryan Hathaway was recently selected for one of the three, nationally coveted Boston Globe co-op positions. During the six month long program, Ryan will be getting paid to cover games, write features, produce multimedia stories and learn from the best in the business at one of the premiere sports news departments in the country.
The student-run news program, "Curry Prime Time Report," and the most recent student-produced film from the RED Camera class, "Reflexivity," both won their respective categories at the National Electronic Media Association's student competition in Los Angeles. "Reflexivity" also captured an Emmy® Award for Best College/University Short Form - Fiction film by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Boston/New England Chapter
"We believe in the philosophy of hands-on training and learning by doing. That philosophy works. At Curry, first-year students have an opportunity to get on the air within two to three weeks of arriving."- Professor Alan Frank, Communication/WMLN
Curry students can be right in the center of the action with the Semester in Washington, D.C. internship program. Students can immerse themselves in various political and media related internships while exploring one of America's most spectacular and vibrant metropolitan areas, our nation's capital.
Do you dream about experiencing the glitz and glamour of Hollywood? Interested in working behind the scenes at a major TV/film studio? Want to assist producers, video editors, actors and more? Then the Curry College: Semester in L.A. program is for you.
New York City is the media and business capital of the world and Curry students can be right in the center of the action with the Communication department's Semester in New York City internship program.