Dec 08, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Film, Video, and Media Studies Major (36 hours)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Departments and Programs

Pre-Communication Requirements (9 hours)

Film, Video, and Media Studies Core Requirements (12 hours)

Select two courses from area A (one must meet baccalaureate-level writing requirement), one course from section B,  and select one additional course from A or B.

Area A:

Film, Video, and Media Studies Electives (9 hours)

Three courses from the following list are required. Courses listed under Area B above may also be taken as Film, Video, and Media Studies electives, but not double-counted as core requirements and electives.

Communication Electives (6 hours)

Six (6) hours of electives in Communication, three (3) of which will be selected from upper-level (3000 or higher) courses in the School of Communication, and three (3) from any level.

Additional Program Information


  • All course prerequisites must be met to enroll in upper-level courses. A course and its prerequisite cannot be taken at the same time.
  • Grade requirement: A minimum grade of “C” is required in all courses to be applied toward the major. The School prohibits students from taking a class more than twice for credit.
  • Baccalaureate-level writing requirement must be met by taking COM 3410, COM 3420, COM 3430, COM 3580, COM 4410, COM 4450, or COM 4480.
  • Students may take up to six (6) hours of COM 3050/COM 4800 provided the topics are different.
  • Up to six (6) hours of COM 3890/4990 may be used as electives in major.
  • Courses outside the school may be used with written prior approval of the School of Communication faculty advisor.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Departments and Programs