Arts & Communications


Minor in Arts and Communications, LIU Global

The LIU Global minor in Arts and Communications equips students with the skills and knowledge fundamental for communication. Core courses orient students to the basics of strategic communication and selective contemporary media platforms. Electives broaden students’ understanding of fine art and popular genres from around the world, which they can incorporate into communication strategies. Students will be able to effectively integrate aesthetic traditions and various media strategies to work effectively in the world’s increasingly integrated communication networks.

In order to meet the requirement for the Arts and Communications minor, students must complete 5 courses from the list below[1]. Courses listed below may only count toward one minor if cross-listed in another minor. 

Course #

Course Title

Location, semester, type

GCOS 134

Introduction to Strategic Communication

Costa Rica, spring, elective

GEUR 311
History of Spanish Painting
Europe, fall, elective (intermediate Spanish required)
GEUR 315 Contemporary Spain Through Film Europe, fall, elective (intermediate Spanish required)
GEUR 305 World Cinema Europe, spring, elective

GEUR 306

Introduction to Web Design

Europe, spring, elective

GEUR 307 The Italian Renaissance
Europe, spring, required

GEUR 309

Exploring Documentary Video

Europe, spring, required

GCHI 332 The Arts and Society in Contemporary China China, fall, elective
GAUS 301
Multimedia Storytelling for an Interconnected World Australia, spring, required
GNYC 406 Special Topics in Arts and Communications with Dean's permission, elective
GNYC 403 International Internship (with approved Arts and Communications focus) IRIS, fall, with approval
GNYC 433 Capstone Internship (with approved Arts and Communications focus) Capstone, spring, with approval

MA 106 [2]

Video Workshop I or MA 108 Video Workshop II

Brooklyn, spring, elective

MA 118 [3]

Digital Photography I or MA 122 Digital Photography II

Brooklyn, spring, elective

MA 124 [4]

Computer Graphics I or MA 132 Computer Graphics II

Brooklyn, spring, elective

[1] Other courses may fulfill elective requirements with the Dean’s approval.

[2] Students are placed in the first or second of these courses based on their previous academic experience by the chair of the Media Arts Department.

[3] See above

[4] See above