OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 18
GPA requirements to earn minor: Students graduating with a minor in a CLAS field must earn a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in the courses in the minor field that are credited toward completion of the minor.
Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: C- or higher.
Other requirements: A minimum of 9 credit hours must be completed at the University of Maine.
Contact Information: Paul Grosswiler, Chair, 443 Dunn Hall, 581-1286
Firmly grounded in the liberal arts, the minor degree in Media Studies provides students with an understanding of different roles that media play in society. The minor introduces students to humanistic and social science traditions of media research, teaches students about the influence that media forms and institutions have, and provides instruction in the critical evaluation of different kinds of media communication.