College of Social and Behavioral Sciences2014-2015

Electronic Media and Film

Electronic Media and Film, Minor

This minor allows students to explore visual culture as manifested in film and digital/new media. The program provides a framework that includes hands-on production, historical perspectives, and the essentials of programming. Students will gain proficiency in the visual and the aural as they explore the power of the media to educate and entertain.


What Can I Do with a Minor in Electronic Media and Film?

Electronic media is ever-changing as film, television, radio, and the Internet are creating new career paths every day. If you're interested in being part of the evolution of the "information highway" there is opportunity to put yourself on the cutting edge by adding a minor in Electronic Media and Film to your major.

Delve into the ethical issues of media culture and professional standards, and apply your skills to all aspects of the field--production, transmission, and regulation and management of electronic media messages. Your courses will cover everything from creating a network newscast to producing and directing audio material.

University Requirements

  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.


In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 18


Minor Requirements
  • Take the following 18 units:
    • EMF 382 (3 units)
    • Select one course from: EMF 122, EMF 129, EMF 225 (3 units)
    • Additional EMF courses, of which 6 units must be upper-division (12 units)
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.

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