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Media and Screen Studies, Minor

Broader in focus than the program’s other two minors, the interdisciplinary minor in Media and Screen Studies combines media production and analysis courses.

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10/25/18 - BOSTON, MA. - Northeastern students Abdelrahman Elsaadany, JoJo Brennan, and Morgan Blaney, host a video conference with Lia Sanchez from UNIFE University in Lima, Peru in the lobby of International Village on Oct. 25, 2018. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

The media and screen studies minor provides students with the analytical skills necessary for the rigorous analysis of media within the humanities and social science. The minor focuses on how media shape society and prepares students for careers in arts and industry, politics, and popular culture.

Co-Op Opportunities

  • Walt Disney World
  • Viacom
  • The Chew Productions
  • NBC Universal Television
  • The Martha Stewart Show
  • National Geographic Learning
  • BMF Media Group

Career Opportunities

  • account executive
  • broadcast journalist
  • creative director
  • information officer
  • market researcher
  • media planner
  • media producer
  • multimedia specialist
  • public relations specialist
  • social media manager
  • web content manager
  • writer

Multidisciplinary Skills

  • ability to work under pressure
  • commercial and cultural awareness of media and creative industries
  • creative problem-solving skills
  • critical thinking, leadership skills
  • listening
  • performance and presentation skills
  • practical film-making skills (ability to operate a camera and edit footage)
  • verbal and written communication skills


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