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  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Governors State University Academic Catalog

Media Studies Minor


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Media Studies is an interdisciplinary field rooted in the study of mass media and communication, drawing on the traditions, theories, and methods of the humanities and social sciences. Media Studies presents students with an integrated approach to the study of media histories, forms, technologies, and production to understand the contemporary state of media practices.

Requirements for the Minor


An undergraduate minor in Media Studies is offered through the College of Arts and Sciences  for students who want to supplement a major in another discipline with studies in new media.

Students must meet all university requirements for a minor. In addition, students must:

  • Complete and submit the Media Studies Supplemental Questions (http://www.govst.edu/cas/mst) prior to acceptance into the minor;
  • Complete one selective course at the 3000 level, and one selective course at the 4000 level;
  • Complete all courses with a grade of C or better;
  • Submit transfer courses to the advisor for approval by the first week of the semester of intended graduation.

The minor is not available to students enrolled in the Media Studies major.

Selectives (6 Credit Hours)


Students may choose from the following sample sequences or select two courses from an approved list of courses. At least one course must be selected from the 3000 level and one from the 4000 level.

Total - 21 Hours


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