Digital Media and Production Minor

Today, for almost any professional organization, an online presence is the standard. Businesses, cultural institutions, and not-for-profits clamor for more and more digital content. Entrepreneurs, artists, athletes, social influencers, elected officials, activists, and countless other professions rely on quality digital media to engage others and reach their goals. 

Whether attracting customers or advancing a social cause, the ability to create, produce, and critically engage with digital communication in all its forms, from written to oral to visual, is an increasingly valuable skill set for you to have. With a Digital Media and Production Minor, you'll pair practical production and design skills with critical thinking and creative problem-solving to prepare yourself for success in a variety of careers.

Learn more about the Communication Department.

Note: This program begins in Fall 2019 and will appear in the 2019-2021 catalog. 


Required courses

7-9 credits

ART 104 | Intro to Digital Art | 3 credits

COMM 168 | Intro to Visual and Digital Communication | 3 credits

Choose one of the following:

COMM 468 | Digital and Media Literacy Capstone | 1 credit

COMM 494 | Communication Internship | 1-3 credits


Elective courses

14-15 credits

Choose five courses with no more than 9 credits from one department:

ART 371 | Digital Photography | 3 credits

ART 471 | Advanced Digital Photography | 3 credits

COMM 255 | Writing for Multimedia | 3 credit

COMM 258  | Podcasting | 3 credits

comm 350 | Digital Storytelling | 3 credits

COMM 450 | Digital and Social Media Communication | 3 credits

ENGL 208  | Creative Writing: Screenplay | 3 credits

ENGL/HUMA 252   | Intro to Film | 3 credits

ENGL 259 | History of Film from 1950 | 3 credits

ENGL 307 | Advanced Fiction Writing | 3 credits

ENGL 330 | Alternative Narratives | 3 credits

ENGL 359 | Digital Video | 3 credits

MUSP 240 | Sound Production | 2 credits

THEA 224 | Acting for the Camera | 3 credits

With a Digital Media and Production minor, you’ll combine practical production and design skills with critical thinking and creative problem-solving to prepare yourself for success in a variety of careers. Some examples of possible job titles include creative director, account executive, marketing manager, graphic designer, social media specialist, videographer, and more.

PROGRAM CONTACT INFO

Theresa Castor | 262-595-2252 | castor@uwp.edu

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