Communication and Media Studies Department

Minor in Audio and Video Production

The Audio and Video Production minor offers students an understanding of the processes involved in conceptualizing, writing, designing, and producing works in media based on the effective principles and practices of media aesthetics for target audiences. This minor will equip students with the information and tools necessary to create, manage, and evaluate audio and video works as vehicles of communication.

The minor consists of 16 credit hours of audio and video production CMS courses.

A grade of “C” or higher is required on all coursework for the minor.

Core Courses (4 credits):

CMS 203/204 Introduction to Video Production and Lab

Electives (4 courses, 12 credits minimum*)
*Please note that some courses require concurrent enrollment in a lab section.

CMS 220 Topics in Media Production I

CMS 222 - Digital Radio & Audio Production

CMS 225 Screenwriting

CMS 315 Broadcast Newswriting

CMS 320 Topics in Media Production II

CMS 322 Digital Audio Storytelling

CMS 340/341 Field Video Production and Lab

CMS 440/441 Advanced Field Video Production and Lab

CMS 460 Topics in Media Production III

In order to declare the minor, students must have a minimum 2.0 G.P.A. and have completed the core competency in College Writing.