Film and Media Studies

Major(s)

Film and Media Studies (Non-Comprehensive) (BA)

Bachelor of Arts

Major requirements (45 hours):

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

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

Bachelor of Science

Major requirements (39 hours):

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

  1. Specific General Education requirement: MED 120(3).
  2. Departmental required courses: MED 130(3), 304(3), 581(3); JRN 407(3).
  3. Film and Media Studies core: MED 274(3), 454(3).
  4. Theory/Critical–six hours from: MED 320(3), 355(3), 570(3), 580(3).
  5. History–six hours from: MED 325(3), 374(3), 375(3).
  6. Writing–three hours from: MED 360(3), 463(3), 464(3).
  7. Applied–three hours from: MED 290(3), 365(3), 595(1-6).
  8. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of MED 581(3).
  9. 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

Accelerated graduate program in Communication

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Communication program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.

Accelerated graduate program in Dramatic Writing

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Dramatic Writing program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.

Accelerated graduate program in Professional Studies

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Master of Professional Studies program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.