Media Communication, minor

Program Overview

Do you have a passion for film, radio, television and other media? Do you dream of playing a part in the production process? If so, you should consider a minor in media communication.

As a media communication minor at PLNU, you will experience a program designed to prepare you for a wide range of careers in television, film, and new media production, as well as media distribution and management. You’ll work alongside creative classmates and expert faculty to gain the skills needed by producers, directors, cinematographers, videographers, sound and lighting designers, editors, animators, art directors, and writers in fiction and nonfiction storytelling.

Alan Hueth stands in front of production studio screens and communication device technology.

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Alan Hueth, Ph.D.

Dr. Alan Hueth, professor of communication, has helped launch university students into media industries for more than 35 years.

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For most students, the transition into college life is one full of adjustments. There is the excitement of newfound freedoms, but also some uncertainty as you begin to make choices and take responsibility for your own future. 

At PLNU, we’re committed to supporting you — academically, professionally, spiritually, personally — so that you may be successful both in your time as a student and beyond. That’s why we offer a holistic support system that focuses on your unique experiences, particular needs, and personal and professional goals — resulting from our deep concern for you, our student.

With a focus on authentic relationships and personalized attention, our goal is to help transform you so you can follow your calling in your own career and life.

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Career Opportunities

As a PLNU graduate with a minor in media communication, you will be able to demonstrate skills in the theoretical and historical critique of media, in addition to scriptwriting, production, and performance skills for radio, TV, film, the web, and more.

A minor in media communications can play a supporting role in careers in front of the camera and behind the scenes:

  • Actor
  • Radio Personality
  • Film or Television Director
  • Radio, Film, or Television Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Production Designer
  • Stage Manager
  • Lighting and Sound Producer
  • Voiceover Artist