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The Media School

Specialization in Media History New and Old (Bachelor of Arts in Media)

Students on Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019 requirements MDAS19

Requirements

The specialization requires at least 9 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Media History New and Old. Three (3) courses:
    • MSCH-D 337 Digital Media
    • MSCH-F 311 History of Media and Culture
    • MSCH-F 375 Race, Gender, and Representation (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-F 391 Media Audiences (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-F 392 Media Genres (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-F 413
    • MSCH-F 420 Topics in Media History
    • MSCH-J 360 Journalism Specialties (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-J 460 Topics Colloquium (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-M 411 Media Industries and Cultural Production (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-T 311 History of Electronic Media
    • MSCH-T 427 International Media Networks
    • MSCH-V 334 Current Topics in Media (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • GNDR-G 402 Problems in Gender Studies (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
  2. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the specialization.
    2. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the specialization—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    3. Exceptions to specialization requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.