Media Arts Minor

The Media Arts minor program offers an integrated curriculum, centered in digital technology as a storytelling medium. The minor is meant to supplement the work of those undergraduate students whose major area of study can be enhanced through the application of Media Arts principles and technologies and fulfills the prerequisites for those interested in pursuing the B.A. The Media Arts minor is offered both in-class and online. For more information please visit the Media Arts website.

Minor - Media Arts

College of the Arts and Media

Catalog Year: 2022-23


Required Courses12
Elective Courses9
Total Hours21

Degree Specific Credits: 21

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
MART 101LIntro to Media Arts3
MART 112AIntroduction to Film Editing3
MART 102Digital Technology in the Arts3
MART 111AIntro to Photoshop3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C

Elective Courses

Rule: Each student must complete 9 additional credits outside of their major that support their work and development in Media Arts. All elective courses need to be approved by the Director of the School of Media Arts.

Note: Students may select from any of the elective Media Arts courses (MAR) offered. These include the online and special topics courses that are offered periodically. In addition, there are a variety of courses offered throughout the College of Visual and Performing Arts. For more information please see the Media Arts Director.

Complete 9 credits of the following courses:9
Art of World Civilization: 1400 to Present
Visual Language - Drawing
Introduction to Modern Dance
Introduction to Jazz Dance
Modern Horror Film
Special Topics
Photoshop: Art and Design
Illustrator: Vector and Layout Design
Intro to Web Design
Art & Science of Interactive Games
Techniques: Voice
Enjoyment of Music
Orchestra: UMSO
Band: UM Concert Band
Jazz Ensemble I: UM Jazz Bands
History of Rock & Roll
Intro to Music Literature
World Music (equiv to 307)
Topics in Music History
Digital Audio & Multitracking
Introduction to Theatre Design
Introduction to Acting I
Introduction to Acting II
Costume History
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C