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The Media School

Specialization in Media and Diversity (Bachelor of Arts in Media)

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements MDAS18

Requirements

The specialization requires at least 9 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Media and Diversity. Three (3) courses:
    • MSCH-F 309 Images of War and Peace in Public Culture (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-F 398 National and Transnational Cinemas (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-F 326 Authorship in the Media (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-F 375 Race, Gender, and Representation
    • MSCH-F 377 Cinemas of the Black Diaspora
    • MSCH-J 360 Journalism Specialties (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-J 460 Topics Colloquium (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-X 478 Field Experience in Media (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • AAAD-A 330 African American Cinematic Experience
    • AAAD-A 359 Ethnic/Racial Stereotypes in American Film
    • AAAD-A 430 The Cinema of Africana Women
    • AAAD-A 447 Race, Crime, and Media
    • LATS-L 302 Latinos in the Media
  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.