Mass Media Studies Minor

The Mass Media Studies Minor focuses a student’s attention on the media and how it functions.  Students learn both the analysis and critique of media messages and how to construct those messages.  This minor is not a production program.  Students will not be admitted to production courses when part of the minor program.

Core..................................................................... 9 hours

  • MDIA 2000    Introduction to Mass Media (3-0-3)
  • MDIA 2350    Media and Culture (3-0-3)
  • MDIA 4200    Media Law and Ethics (3-0-3)

Select three of the following................................. 9 hours

  • MDIA 3125    Social Media (3-0-3)
  • MDIA 3225    Media Research and Audience Analysis (3-0-3)
  • MDIA 3350    Aesthetics of Electronic Media (3-0-3)
  • MDIA 4100    Media Economics and Management (3-0-3)
  • MDIA 4400    Media Criticism (3-0-3)
  • MDIA 4270    Diversity in Media (3-0-3)
  • MDIA 4450    International Media (3-0-3)

Total..................................................................... 18 hours