Media Production, Minor

The media production minor is for students interested in learning the hands-on techniques of producing and directing for the entertainment industry. The technical aspects of camera operation, audio design, lighting design, digital editing, and live broadcast are also covered.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified.

Note: Restricted to communication studies majors. An overall 3.000 grade-point average (GPA) is required for the minor. Only three courses from this minor also count toward communication studies major electives; additional courses taken for this minor do not count toward communication studies major requirements.

Required Courses

COMM 2350Producing for the Entertainment Industry4
COMM 2450Sound Production for Digital Media4
COMM 3550Television Field Production4
COMM 3650Television Studio Production4

Elective Courses

Complete two of the following:8
The Business of Entertainment
Beyond Television
Production Practicum Abroad
Voice-Over Artist
Special Effects and Postproduction for Television
Digital Editing for TV
Production Capstone
Special Topics in Media Production

GPA Requirement

3.000 GPA required in the minor