Media Literacy

Effective 1 June 2014 through 31 May 2015

Please see the Undergraduate Catalog Archives for PDF version of past catalogs.

18 credit hours

This program offered by School of Communications/Communications and Journalism Department

  • All courses for a minor must be completed at Webster University.
  • Courses completed with a grade below C- do not count toward fulfilling the requirement for a minor.
  • Courses used to fulfill a major may not be used to fulfill a requirement for a minor.

  • No course counted toward a major can also count toward a minor. If a student pursues a minor that requires a course also required for the student's major, the student should contact his or her advisor or the department chair to discuss an appropriate substitution.
  • Students may have a major and a minor within the same department in the School of Communications; they may nor major and minor within the same area of emphasis.

Required Courses

In addition to the requirements for all minors listed above, the following additional criteria apply:

  • MEDC 1010 Introduction to Mass Communication (3 hours)

And 15 additional credit hours from the following:

  • MEDC 1050 Introduction to Media Writing (3 hours)
  • MEDC 1630 Media Literacy (3 hours)
  • MEDC 2630 Media Literacy II (3 hours)
  • MEDC 3190 Introduction to Media Research (3 hours)
  • MEDC 3850 Television: A Critical Study (3 hours)
  • MEDC 4110 Media and Digital Culture (3 hours)
  • MEDC 4620 Senior Overview (3 hours)
  • MEDC 4850 Seminar in Media Studies (3 hours)