The educational media minor prepares students for employment in education, business, communications, non-profit and consulting fields where the effective design of information, instruction and media are important. Students who minor in educational media will develop psychological and technological skills intended to enhance their major program of study and prepare them for the workplace. Students who successfully complete the minor will possess skills appropriate for teaching, training, designing instruction and developing related multimedia. Underlying theories and concepts integrated into the course work include but are not limited to the diffusion of information, learning theory, message design, group dynamics and materials evaluation.

The educational media minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours selected in consultation with an adviser for this program.  

Learners in the EMM program are expected to maintain access to a computer with the latest Windows operating system or MacOS that is new within the last 3 years, and capable of running the Adobe CC applications, and maintaining consistent Internet access. Learners must have rights to install and update applications on the computer. If you have questions contact your academic advisor or course instructor for assistance.

Program Coordinator

Dr. Jim Bywater

Assistant Professor

Program Requirements

Educational Media Minor Course List and Pre/Co-requisites (18 credits total)

  • PSYC160 Life Span Human Development (3cr): None
  • LTLE150 Information in a Contemporary Society (3cr): None
  • LTLE 370 Instructional Technology (3cr): Pre: PSYC 160
  • LTLE 372 Visual Literacy (3cr): Pre: PSYC 160; Pre/co: LTLE 370
  • LTLE 374 Photography for Learning (1cr): Pre: LTLE 370; Pre/co: LTLE 372
  • LTLE 376 Video for Learning (1cr): Pre: LTLE 370; Pre/co: LTLE 372
  • LTLE 378 Web Design for Learning (1cr): Pre: LTLE 370; Pre/co: LTLE 372
  • LTLE 385 Foundations of Instructional Design (3cr): Pre: PSYC 160, LTLE 370, 372, 374, 376, 378

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