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The Media School

Specialization in Sex, Gender and Media (Bachelor of Arts in Media)

Students on Summer 2022, Fall 2022, or Spring 2023 requirements MDAS32

Requirements

The specialization requires at least 9 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Sex, Gender and Media. Three (3) courses:
    • MSCH-F 375 Race, Gender, and Representation
    • MSCH-F 398 National and Transnational Cinemas (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-F 420 Topics in Media History (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-J 460 Topics Colloquium (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-S 410 Sex in the Media
    • MSCH-S 451 Topical Seminar in Media Psychology (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • One (1) from the following:
      • AAAD-A 430 The Cinema of Africana Women
      • GNDR-G 310 Representation and the Body
      • GNDR-G 325 Technologies of Gender
      • GNDR-G 330 Looking Like a Feminist: Visual Culture and Critical Theory
      • INTL-I 425 Gender: International Perspectives (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • SOC-S 422 Constructing Sexuality
  2. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minimum Grade. 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. Minor GPA. 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.

Specialization Area Courses

Unless otherwise noted below, the following courses are considered in the academic program and will count toward academic program requirements as appropriate:

  • Any course contained on the course lists for the academic program requirements at the time the course is taken--as well as any other courses that are deemed functionally equivalent--except for those listed only under Addenda Requirements
  • Any course directed to a non-Addenda requirement through an approved exception

Exceptions to and substitutions for specialization requirements may be made with the approval of the unit's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.