Program Requirements

This major requires a minor.

Film and Media Studies (BA)

Bachelor of Arts

Major requirements (42 hours):

Note: three hours may double count in General Education requirements.

  1. Specific General Education Requirement: MED 120(3).
  2. Departmental preadmission core: MED 130(3), 220(3).
  3. Departmental required courses: MED 304(3), 581(3); JRN 407(3).
  4. Film and Media Studies core: MED 274(3), 454(3).
  5. Theory/Critical–six hours from: MED 320(3), 355(3), 570(3), 580(3).
  6. History–six hours from: MED 325(3), 374(3), 375(3).
  7. Writing–six hours from: MED 360(3), 463(3), 464(3).
  8. Applied–six hours from: MED 290(3), 365(3), 595(1-6).
  9. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of MED 581(3).
  10. Minor required (or second major). Note: No course may count for both the Film and Media Studies major and minor.
  11. Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements

Note: When applicable, MED 300 Special Topics in Media, MED 470 Advanced Topics in Film, MED 492 Independent Study in Electronic Media, and MED 597 Advanced Studies in Media may be used in category, with advisor approval. When applicable, no more than two courses from other departments may be substituted for the optional courses, with advisor approval.

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Film and Media Studies (BS)

Bachelor of Science

Major requirements (42 hours):

Note: three hours may double count in General Education requirements.

  1. Specific General Education requirement: MED 120(3).
  2. Departmental preadmission core: MED 130(3), 220(3).
  3. Departmental required courses: MED 304(3), 581(3); JRN 407(3).
  4. Film and Media Studies core: MED 274(3), 454(3).
  5. Theory/Critical–six hours from: MED 320(3), 355(3), 570(3), 580(3).
  6. History–six hours from: MED 325(3), 374(3), 375(3).
  7. Writing–three hours from: MED 360(3), 463(3), 464(3).
  8. Applied–three hours from: MED 290(3), 365(3), 595(1-6).
  9. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of MED 581(3).
  10. Minor required (or second major). Note: No course may count for both the Film and Media Studies major and the minor.

Note: When applicable, MED 300(1-6) Special Topics in Media, MED 470(1-6) Advanced Topics in Film, MED 492(1-6) Independent Study in Electronic Media, and MED 597 Advanced Studies in Media may be used in category, with advisor approval. When applicable, no more than two courses from other departments may be substituted for the optional courses, with advisor approval.

University level requirements:

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements