May 10, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Educational Media Minor


Educational Media Minor


Coordinator: Dr. Michele Estes
Phone: (540) 568-4311

Coordinator: Dr. Jim Bywater
Phone: (540) 568-3888

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 the major program of study and prepare 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.