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Introduction 

The Media minor is designed to meet the growing demand for media literacy skills. Media minors will gain practical and theoretical knowledge of media forms and media production.

Degree Requirements 

Media minors must complete a total of 18 credits.

Courses 

Core Courses

  • CMTM 160 The Art of Film and Video

  • CMTM 265 Mass Media and Society

One course in Media Production/Writing

  • CMTM 205 Fundamentals of Media Writing

  • CMTM 260 Introduction to Video Production

  • CMTM 360 Advanced Video Production*

  • CMTM 361 Digital Video Editing*

  • CMTM 362 Video Production Workshop*

  • CMTM 364 Writing for Media

  • CMTM 366 Multimedia Storytelling

  • CMTM 367 News Writing**

One course in Media Content/Theory

  • CMTM 363 Documentary Film

  • CMTM 365 Contemporary Issues in Mass Media***

  • CMTM 370 Public Relations

  • CMTM 371 American Cinema I

  • CMTM 372 American Cinema II

  • CMTM 373 World Cinema

  • CMTM 376 Television History

  • CMTM 377 Gender and Media

Two elective courses in Media (CMTM)

  • One any-level CMTM course

  • One 300-level CMTM course

Note: *CMTM-260 prerequisite, **CMTM-205 prerequisite, ***CMTM-265 prerequisite

Program Contact Information 

To declare a Media minor visit our main office (FA 240). For more information call 773-442-5950 or email cmt@neiu.edu

Department Website

Communication, Media and Theatre

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