The minor in Mass Media consists of 18 credit hours. Students must complete MM 100, 199, and one of the following courses: MM 203, MM 202, or MM 212 and an additional 9 hours selected in consultation with a media advisor. A minor can be developed in creative advertising, film and video, public relations, contemporary journalism or a combination of these areas.
The minor in Film and Video: For students who are interested in a special minor in Film and Video, there is an option of taking 21 hours and completing all courses in the Film and Video sequence: MM 100, MM 212, MM 302, MM 312, MM350, MM 405 and MM414. Students interested in this option should visit with a Mass Media adviser.
The Minor in Applied Media allows students to learn the skills of writing, planning and designing that go into managing media campaigns, both on traditional channels and on social media channels. This minor will benefit students in many fields who find their careers require them to deal with the media, make decisions about public relations and advertising messages, and to have both technical and content knowledge of social media opportunities.
Students will complete 18 credit hours, including MM100, MM 199, MM 202, MM 321, and an additional 6 hours selected in consultation with a media advisor.