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 our website at

Minor - Media Arts (Minor)

College of Visual & Perf Arts

Catalog Year: 2016-2017

Degree Specific Credits: 21

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Required Courses

Rule: Must complete all.

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Show Description MAR 101L - Intro to Media Arts
Offered every term. Overview of the media arts and their interaction, integration and development in the creation of story beginning with the early years of photography and movie-making through the introduction of radio and television up to the digital revolution.
3 Credits
Show Description MAR 112A - Intro to Non-Linear Editing
Offered every term. Study of the history, process and philosophy of narrative film/video editing and an introduction to Final Cut nonlinear editing software.
3 Credits
Show Description MART 102 - Digital Technology in the Arts
Offered every term. An introduction to the relationship between aesthetics and the emerging capacities of digital technology. The course will explore the basic evolution of hardware, system software, and the Internet and will present a brief history of the pioneers of both traditional and digital art. It will also look at contemporary and emerging trends in the artistic application of digital technology.
3 Credits
Show Description MART 111A - Intro to Photoshop
Offered every term. Online Course. This project-oriented design and compositing course introduces students to the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop while focusing on artistic expression in a digital technology environment.
3 Credits
Minimum Required Grade: C 12 Total Credits Required