Second Major and Minors in Communication Studies

A minimum of 30AUs shall constitute the revised Second Major in Communication Studies.

To fulfil this requirement, the student must complete the core courses (6 AUs), and any of the electives from the three broad specialisations of Broadcast and Cinema Studies, Communication Research and Information Analytics, and Advertising and Public Relations to fulfil minimum 24AUs for the Second Major.

The courses for the Second Major in Communication Studies must be read from the list of approved courses as Unrestricted Electives (UE) / Broadening and Deepening Electives (BDE). Students are not allowed to exercise the S/U option for courses that count towards the second major requirements.

Second Major students are allowed to read up to a maximum of three CS courses (excluding compulsory courses) on their exchange programme and count them towards fulfilling the second major requirements.

All 2000-level (CS2XXX) courses will be 3AUs each and 4000-level (CS4XXX) will be 4AUs each. For course descriptions, refer to this link.

 

  Course Title
Compulsory CoursesCS0201Foundation of Communication Studies
CS0209Media Law, Ethics and Policy
ELECTIVES
Group 1: Broadcast and Cinema StudiesCS2006Theories of Visual Communication Theories and Their Applications
CS2027Genre and Narrative Strategies
CS4053Popular Cinema
CS4054Asian Cinema
CS4055TV Studies: Critical Approaches
CS4068Issues in Cinema Studies
CS4160The Korean Wave: A Multidisciplinary Perspective
CS4260Film Festivals: History and Theory
CS4079Issues in Cinema Studies: Cinema and Social Currents
Group 2: Communication Research and Information AnalyticsCS2007Communication Histories and Theories*
CS2008Fundamentals of Research
CS2050People, Politics and Media*
CS2051Comparative Press Systems
CS2054Interpersonal Communication
CS2056Psychology and Communication
CS2057Media Effects
CS2059Social Consequences of Mobile Communication
CS2067 / CS2167 / CS4086 / CS4186Communication Research Practicum*
CS2090Digital Media Entrepreneurship*
CS2400Foundation of Information Analytics
CS2401Information Analytics: Tools, Techniques and Technologies
CS2403Information Visualisation and Presentation
CS2405Data Mining
CS4022Social Media Mining*
CS4037Audience Research Methods*
CS4042Advanced Research Methods*
CS4058Intercultural Communication
CS4059Public Opinion
CS4060Persuasion and Social Influence
CS4061Global Media Issues and Policy
CS4062Information Society and Policy
CS4071Special Topics: Media in Singapore
CS4072Digital Media and Human Relationships
CS4092New Media and Society
CS4264Introduction to Network Analytics
Group 3: Advertising and Public RelationsCS2033Corporate Communication Management
CS2055Organisational Communication
CS2058Integrated Marketing Communication
CS4030Crisis Management
CS4031Media Planning and Strategies
CS4034Brand Management*
CS4070Issues in Advertising*

*Courses with pre-requisites
Note:  Students who wish to register for CS0201 and/or CS0209, you will need to register / place this course on your waitlist during course registration.

Do note that this does not guarantee that you will be registered for the course(s) as it is subjected to course vacancies. For those who are not registered for the courses this semester, please try again in the subsequent semesters.
For more information on the second major programmes, please refer to the CoHASS website at http://cohass.ntu.edu.sg/Programmes/Undergraduate/Pages/Second-Majors.aspx

Upon completion of the second major in Communication Studies, second major students will graduate with a BA (Hons) degree in their First Major and the Second Major will be reflected on the final transcript. A certificate will also be issued by the Dean, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences to students.

Students must fulfil at least 15AUs to be awarded the minor. 

To be awarded a Minor in Communication Studies, students must complete two compulsory courses (6AUs), and three electives (minimum 9AUs) from any of the three broad specialisations of Broadcast and Cinema Studies, Communication Research and Information Analytics, and Advertising and Public Relations.

The courses for the Minor in Communication Studies must be read from the list of approved courses as Unrestricted Electives (UE) / Broadening and Deepening Electives (BDE). Students are not allowed to exercise the S/U option for courses that count towards the minor requirements.

Minor students may clear a maximum of two CS courses (excluding compulsory courses) on their exchange programmes.

All 2000-level (CS2XXX) courses will be 3AUs each and 4000-level (CS4XXX) will be 4AUs each. For course descriptions, refer to this link.

 

  Course Title
Compulsory CoursesCS0201Foundation of Communication Studies
CS0209Media Law, Ethics and Policy
ELECTIVES
Group 1: Broadcast and Cinema StudiesCS2006Theories of Visual Communication Theories and Their Applications
CS2027Genre and Narrative Strategies
CS4053Popular Cinema
CS4054Asian Cinema
CS4055TV Studies: Critical Approaches
CS4068Issues in Cinema Studies
CS4160The Korean Wave: A Multidisciplinary Perspective
CS4260Film Festivals: History and Theory
CS4079Issues in Cinema Studies: Cinema and Social Currents
Group 2: Communication Research and Information AnalyticsCS2007Communication Histories and Theories*
CS2008Fundamentals of Research
CS2050People, Politics and Media*
CS2051Comparative Press Systems
CS2054Interpersonal Communication
CS2056Psychology and Communication
CS2057Media Effects
CS2059Social Consequences of Mobile Communication
CS2067 / CS2167 / CS4086 / CS4186Communication Research Practicum*
CS2090Digital Media Entrepreneurship*
CS2400Foundation of Information Analytics
CS2401Information Analytics: Tools, Techniques and Technologies
CS2403Information Visualisation and Presentation
CS2405Data Mining
CS4022Social Media Mining*
CS4037Audience Research Methods*
CS4042Advanced Research Methods*
CS4058Intercultural Communication
CS4059Public Opinion
CS4060Persuasion and Social Influence
CS4061Global Media Issues and Policy
CS4062Information Society and Policy
CS4071Special Topics: Media in Singapore
CS4072Digital Media and Human Relationships
CS4092New Media and Society
CS4264Introduction to Network Analytics
Group 3: Advertising and Public RelationsCS2033Corporate Communication Management
CS2055Organisational Communication
CS2058Integrated Marketing Communication
CS4030Crisis Management
CS4031Media Planning and Strategies
CS4034Brand Management*
CS4070Issues in Advertising*

 

*Courses with pre-requisites
Students who wish to register for CS0201 and/or CS0209, you will need to register / place this course on your waitlist during course registration.

Do note that this does not guarantee a place in the allocation of minor courses. Allocation of courses is subjected to availability of places. For those who are not registered for the courses this semester, please try again in the subsequent semesters.

For more information on Minor programmes, please refer to the Office of Academic Services website at https://www.ntu.edu.sg/Students/Undergraduate/AcademicServices/CourseRegistration/Pages/MinorProgrammes.aspx

The award of minor will only be reflected in a graduate's transcript. No additional certificate will be issued upon completion of the minor.