Media and Culture, Minor

Program Overview

This minor examines different forms of expression and their cultural contexts in a variety of media, including film, television, photography, and new media. Its components will enhance creative and critical thinking, communication practices, and awareness of cultural and individual identities.

Students need to complete 16 credits.

Course topics may include:

  •  Writing for the Screen
  • Perspectives on Photography
  • Documentary Film
  • Communication Theory and Practice
  • Film Theory
  • Critical Television
  • Reality TV and Post-Factual Media
  • Visual Culture
  • Religion in the Media
  • Advertising and Culture
  • Media and Society

See course catalog for details.


The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 5304, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-6575

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