Media Arts, Minor


Department of Media, Communications, and Journalism

Media Arts Interdisciplinary Minor Requirements

Media arts is the study of the theories and techniques involved in computer animation, graphic design, video and audio production, digital photography, music composition, digital storytelling, and Web design. It brings students and faculty together in the key areas of art and design, music, and digital media production. The Minor in Media Arts is a 20-21 unit program, with at least 12 upper-division units taken in residence. Students in the minor must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5. The Media Arts Minor advisor must approve the program. Courses taken for the minor may count toward fulfilling General Education requirements, but not toward fulfilling the student's major.

Lower-Division Courses (8-9 units)
Select two courses from: ART 13, GD 35, MCJ 3, MUSIC 9
Select one course from: MUSIC 47, ART 30, ART 37, GD 37

Upper-Division Courses (12 units)
Select four courses from: ART 133, ART 185, ART 181, ART 188, MCJ 106, MCJ 112, MCJ 115, MCJ 131, MUSIC 147

Total (20-21 units)

For more information and advising, contact the Department of Media, Communications, and Journalism 559.278.2087.


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