Science and Risk Communication Minor

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Required Courses 1
ISLA 123Introduction to Science, Technology & Society4
ISLA 456Advanced Project-Based Learning in Science, Technology & Society4
Select two from Science and Risk Communication Core8
Environmental Communication
Science Communication
Health Communication
Rhetorics of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Public Relations and Crisis Management
Select one Elective in Applied Communication / Media Studies 24
Media Criticism
Media Effects
Technical Editing
Information Design and Production
News Reporting and Writing
Agricultural Communications
Intro to Multimedia Journalism
Contemporary Advertising
Broadcast News
Public Relations Writing and Editing
Visual Communication for the Mass Media
Design of Museum Displays of Science, Engineering and Technology
Select two additional SRC Electives 2, 36-8
Cal Poly Land: Nature, Technology, and Society
Genetic Engineering Technology
Plants, Food, and Biotechnology
Energy for a Sustainable Society
Chemical and Biological Warfare
Technology and Human Communication
Rhetorics of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Disaster-Resistant Sustainable Communities
Literary Themes 4
Climate and Humanity
Human Impact on the Earth
Gender, Race, Culture, Science and Technology
Geography of Resource Utilization
The Scientific Revolution, c. 1500-1800
History of Network Technology
Values and Technology
Multicultural Society and the Mass Media
Multimedia Reporting and Production
Data Journalism
Global Communication
Journalism Ethics
Public Relations Campaigns
Trends in Disease and Injury Prevention
Project-Based Learning in Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies 5
Advanced Project-Based Learning in Liberal Arts and Engineering Studies 5
Consumer Energy Guide
Human Dimensions in Natural Resources Management
Introduction to Emergency Management in California
Introduction to Crisis Communications and the Media
Biomedical Ethics
Environmental Ethics
Technology and Public Policy
Environmental Psychology
Conflict Resolution: Violent and Nonviolent
Applied Social Psychology
Nuclear Science and Society
Selected Environmental Issues of California's Central Coast
Total units26-28
1

At least half of the units completed for the SRC minor must be upper division (13-14 units).

2

Please check prerequisites. Your ability to select specific courses may vary depending upon your major's curriculum requirements. 

3

SRC Elective Courses may also be selected from unused Science & Risk Communication Core or the list of electives in Applied Communication / Media Studies or with Minor Advisor approval.

4

Minor Advisor approval required for this course to count as an SRC elective. Approval is dependent on subtitle.

5

Minor Advisor approval required for this course to count as an SRC elective. Approval is dependent on topics of quarter long projects.