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Media Studies, BS

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This major is administered through the area of Media Studies  in the School of Design and Communication .

If you are interested in declaring a Media Studies major, you should enroll in MSTU 1 .

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Media Studies Program, you will be able to: 

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of media form, function, and history
  2. Design and produce media applying core media skills, techniques, and aesthetics, considering both form and content
  3. Perform effective public presentations for a variety of audiences and across media platforms
  4. Write effectively for a variety of purposes, situations, and audiences
  5. Evaluate self- and peer-produced work applying professional standard appropriate to form, function, and content
  6. Engage in collaborative projects and evaluate appropriate ethical practices

Consists of a minimum of 43 credits in Media Studies courses.

Upper-level requirement, 18 credits

Eighteen credits must be in courses numbered 300 or above.

Required, 12 credits

Internship or Externship, 1-6 credits

You must also complete an internship or externship:

Area Requirements, 24 credits

15 credits must be 300-level or higher; minimum 6 credits from each area:

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