Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: Academic Catalog 2020-2021 Program: Media Studies Major

Media Studies Major

A total of 53 semester hours is required for the Media Studies Major (CMS). Students must satisfactorily complete:

Core Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 208 - Introduction to Media Freshman yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
COM 213 - Media Literacy Freshman yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 362 - Media Ethics Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
COM 420 - Media Law Senior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3

Major Requirements

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 235 - Principles of Media Studies Sophomore yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3

 

ART 218 - Visual Culture Freshman yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3

or

COM 218 - Visual Culture Freshman yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3

 

COM 320 - Writing Criticism for Media Studies Junior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 334 - Gender, Race, Class, and the Media Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
COM 335 - Television and Contemporary Society Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
COM 435 - Senior Seminar in Media Studies Senior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3

Choose one course from below Sophomore yr., Spring Semester

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 216 - Film History Credits: 3
ART 367 - History of Photography Credits: 3

Choose two courses from below

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 338 - Propaganda in a “Free” Society Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
COM 316 - Film and Genre Junior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 337 - National Film Movements Junior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3
ENG 345 - Film Literature Senior yr., Fall Semester Credits: 3

Choose one course from below

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
COM 401 - Media Aesthetics Senior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3
COM 431 - Videogaming Senior yr., Spring Semester Credits: 3

Elective Courses (12 Credit Hours) or (Second Major or Minor)

Course NameCredits:Term TakenGradeGen Ed
ART 366 - European Modernism, 1907-1940 Credits: 3
COM 481 - Communication Internship Credits: 1-12
COM 482 - Communication Internship Credits: 1-12
COM 483 - Communication Internship Credits: 1-12
HIS 336 - The History of Rock and Roll Credits: 3
MAT 223 - Statistics Credits: 3
PHI 250 - Philosophy Through TV and Film Credits: 3
REL 335 - Religion and Film Credits: 3
THA 209 - History of American Film I Credits: 3
  • COM - Any other COM class not required for major
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