Radio, TV, and New Media (Minor)

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The Radio, TV, and New Media minor is designed for students interested in the historical and cultural impact of mass media on our modern, global society. Students may focus on a specific subject area to complement their individual study plan.​  

Course Requirements 

A minor in Radio, TV, and New Media requires students to complete a total of 24 credit hours (six courses). To complete the minor, students must take:

Course Title Quarter Hours
MCS 271MEDIA AND CULTURAL STUDIES4
MCS 342HISTORY OF TELEVISION & RADIO4
Select three History/Criticism couses from the following:12
INTRODUCTION TO DOCUMENTARY STUDIES
TRANSMEDIA STORYTELLING: BUILDING A NARRATIVE WORLD
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN CINEMA AND TELEVISION
TOPICS IN DOCUMENTARY STUDIES
TOPICS IN RADIO STUDIES
MEDIA ETHICS
TOPICS IN TELEVISION STUDIES
TOPICS IN NEW MEDIA
FANDOM & PARTICIPATORY CULTURE
TOPICS IN FAN STUDIES
MONSTERS IN POPULAR CULTURE
COMMUNICATION, TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY
SPORTS FANDOM
TIME TRAVEL ON TELEVISION
WRITING TELEVISION CRITICISM
DIGITAL CULTURE AND NEW MEDIA
SEINFELD
SPIKE LEE AND QUENTIN TARANTINO
INTERNATIONAL/GLOBAL COMMUNICATION
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP
COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP SPECIAL TOPICS
Select one Production Course from the following:4
RADIO BROADCASTING
AUDIO DOCUMENTARY
AUDIO PRODUCTION FOR RADIO AND THE WEB
TOPICS IN MEDIA PRODUCTION
ANIMATION FOR NON-MAJORS
MOTION GRAPHICS FOUNDATIONS
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP
COMMUNICATION INTERNSHIP SPECIAL TOPICS
DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION II (FORMERLY DC 371)
DIGITAL CINEMA PRODUCTION I (FORMERLY DC 210)
CINEMATOGRAPHY I (FORMERLY DC 275)
PHOTOJOURNALISM
EDITING I (FORMERLY DC 220)
SOUND DESIGN I (FORMERLY DC 215)
INTRODUCTION TO SCREENWRITING (FORMERLY DC 201)
INTRODUCTION TO TELEVISION WRITING (FORMERLY DC 272)