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Media, Politics, & Society Minor

Media, Politics, and Society is an interdisciplinary minor is open to students in any major who are interested in the relationship and influence of mass media upon politics and society. The program consists of three required courses, including one experiential/internship course, and electives to be chosen from a list of recommended courses under the advisement of the program Coordinator.

Objectives:

The goals of the program are:
  • to provide students with the opportunity to critically analyze the influence of the mass media on politics, of politics on the media, and the impact on society
  • to assist students in the development of practical skills in at least one area of mass communication and political science through internships and/or experiential learning
  • to prepare students to be successful consumers of political information and engaged citizens
  • to prepare students for professions in mass communication and political science and related areas, for graduate study, and for advanced professional training

Coordinator

For additional information regarding this program or to declare a Minor in Media, Politics, & Society, please contact:

Dr. Jeanne Zaino, Political Science
JZaino@iona.edu
(914) 633-2252
Office location: 45 Beechmont Drive, 1st floor, Room 6

Iona College students of Media and Politics talk about the 2016 presidential election on WPIX Channel 11
Iona College students of Media and Politics talk about the 2016 presidential election on WPIX Channel 11.