Skip to Main Page Content

Media Analysis (Minor)

The mass media, more than ever before, plays a vital role in how information is disseminated and how societies are shaped and function. As traditional forms of media and information dissemination change rapidly in an increasingly technological world, it is more important than ever for students to understand the way that media work, as well as learn to evaluate the messages that are sent. All students can benefit from the study of mass communications institutions, functions and techniques. In this minor, students will learn to understand the roles that media play, how they are changing and their impact. They will be given the tools they need to critically evaluate, analyze and interpret media messages in order to become wise consumers of media themselves.

Degree Offered

Media Analysis (Minor)
Journalism & Mass Communication, Walter Cronkite School of

Downtown, Online

Major Map

A major map outlines the degree’s requirements for graduation.

Application Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

Affording College

Find and apply for relevant scholarships.

Financial Aid
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.