Program Requirements

About the major

As a Media Studies major at Mercer University, you’ll evaluate how media impacts our lives culturally, socially, and politically. You will also cultivate real-world skills to bridge media theory and practice, creating and producing media video projects. The major requires 33 semester credit hours.

About the minor

A minor in Media Studies consists of 18 semester credit hours, including nine hours at the 300-level or above.

Departmental honors

To earn departmental honors in Media Studies, a Media Studies major must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum overall grade point average of 3.50
  • A grade point average of 3.50 in the Media Studies major