Media Studies Minor Online

  • Minor
  • College of Arts & Letters
  • Department of Communication & Theatre Arts

Talk with your student success director to choose classes that will complement your major. Possible class topics include:

  • Media and popular culture
  • Communication and activism
  • Public journalism in the digital age
  • New media technologies, theories and practices
  • Media audiences
  • Film and television history
  • Intro to critical race and media studies
  • and more!
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    • 15 credit hours (five courses)

    You will take one required course that examines mass media and teaches media literacy skills. Then you'll select four upper-level communication courses to complete the media studies minor.

    A minor can only be earned as part of an undergraduate program. Talk with an ODUGlobal enrollment coordinator to determine if you have credits that will transfer.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $408 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $439 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2024 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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A dedicated enrollment team for your major will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.