Media Ministry is a composite minor to prepare Christian Studies professionals and non-Christian Studies students with the tools to serve in today's multi-media churches.
A minor in Media Ministry requires 21 hours gathered from Christian Studies courses and from Communication courses.
RTV 2319 Television Production I- Introduction to the essentials of television production. Emphasis is placed on the creative and effective use of video through the production of program
RTV 2329 Audio Production- An introduction to the basics of audio production. Included in the course is a look at the theory and techniques of sounds production covering such elements as microphones, sounds mixers and recorders.
RTV 3319 Television Production II- Continued, in-depth experience in television production with a look at current trends in the broadcast industry
RTV 3329 Radio, Television and Cable Management- An in-depth examination of the process of RTV and Cable management. The course covers the financial, technical and day-to-day operations of an RTV and Cable system.
ART/RTV 3334 Fundamentals of Layout and Design- A preliminary course for designing with the computer. A study of layout and design techniques including typography, copy fitting, picture editing, color production and the production of camera-ready art. Emphasis will be given to the use of design elements in advertising, magazines and newspapers.
ART/RTV 3339 Computer Graphics I- An introductory course utilizing the Macintosh computer. Students will be introduced to word processing and graphic design programs.
PTH 3331 The Work of the Minister- A study of Christian ministry with a focus on staff relationships, conflict resolutions, office management, pastoral care, counseling, visitation and ministry to people in crisis. Time management, personal spiritual preparation and family relationships will be addressed.
RED 4371 Church Leadership- A study of the meaning and value of good church administration including tits basic functions along with principles of organization and management. Emphasis will be given to basic leadership styles and how these relate to efficiency in group situations. Students will be given a working knowledge of the strategies and programs of local churches.
YMN 3310 Philosophical Foundations of Youth Ministry- An examination of models and philosophies which generate and undergird youth ministry in contemporary society. Emphasis will be given to the development of personal philosophy based upon biblical principles.
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