The 18-credit minor in Media Production helps Penn State Behrend students develop competencies in writing, photography, videography, audio and sound production, and graphic design. These skills add value to a major—preparing students to create content that gets results.
The minor in Media Production is open to students in most Behrend majors. It requires 18 credits of coursework; some courses also will fulfill Penn State General Education requirements.
Courses (18 credits)
Background and Foundations
Select 3 credits from COMM 100, COMM 118, COMM 150N, or COMM 180.
Select 3 credits from COMM 230W, COMM 260W, or COMM 315.
Basic Media Production Skills
Select 6 credits from the following 100-300 level courses:
COMM 215, COMM 241, COMM 242, COMM 270, COMM 282, COMM 283, COMM 337, COMM 374, COMM 383, GD 100, or PHOTO 100.
Advanced Production Skills
Select 6 credits from the following 400 level courses:
COMM 406, COMM 415, COMM 436, COMM 437, COMM 441, COMM 468, COMM 470A, COMM 470B, COMM 470C, COMM 481, or ENGL 420.
A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.