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CMP program overview

Creative Media Production (CMP) majors use Gaylord College’s state-of-the-art facilities in a program ranked first in the state and second in the nation to become professional storytellers through hands-on learning and real-world experiences.

A major in CMP is ideal for the student interested in using sight, sound, motion, and words to tell informative, persuasive or entertaining stories and who wants to pursue careers in media industries such as film, corporate production, radio or television. The critical thinking, analysis, and research skills also prepares students for postgraduate studies. 

Key contacts in the Creative Media Production program

Josh Kahoe

Josh Kahoe

Academic Advisor
(405) 325-5199

Dr. Ralph Beliveau

CMP Area Head
(405) 325-4169

Skills gained with a Creative Media Production degree

Practical SkillsSoft Skills       

Field and location lighting              

Studio lighting

Camera and grip operation

Sound recording

Field mixing

Boom recording

Sound mixing

Scoring and effects

Color correction and grading

Proficiency in key software, such as Adobe Premiere Pro and post production technology

Critical and analytical thinking

Information synthesis

Problem solving

Written and verbal communication

Interpersonal skills

Team work and collaboration

Time and project management

Degree requirements for a Creative Media Production major

A maximum of 50 hours of JMC courses will be counted in the 124 hours required for graduation. At least 80 hours must be completed outside of Gaylord College. 

JMC Core

1013 Introduction to Mass Communication

2033 Writing for Mass Media

4813 Mass Communication Law

CMP Core

2623 Electronic Media Writing

2644 Introduction to Video Production

2683 Survey of Electronic Media

3613 Electronic Field Production

4653 Issues & Ethics in Electronic Media (Capstone)

CMP Production Tracks

Students take three courses (nine to 10 hours)

Audio Production

Corporate Commercia Media and Design

Documentary Production

Electronic Film Making

Interactive Multimedia Graphics

Video Production


JMC Electives

Three hours of JMC 3011 with two repeats

Required completion of a minor outside of Gaylord College

(15-21 hours, based on minor chosen)