Media Studies is an area and field of study that explores the content, history, and impact of various forms of media. Students examine all areas of media from aesthetic, artistic, critical, cultural, technical, and theoretical perspectives.
The reason I chose Health Communication as a minor is that it works nicely with my major. Working with patients, I need to be able to communicate effectively.
There are so many ways health information can be written, interpreted, and understood. Health Communication helps me identify these aspects and present them to my audience: simply, clearly, and effectively.
Health Communication at Minnesota State Mankato combines coursework from majors such as Communication and Media, Technical Communication, and Applied Health Sciences to create a major tailor-made to students' interests and career goals.
The Health Communication minor is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide undergraduate students with writing and speaking skills for use in health and medical settings.