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Bachelor of Art in Communication

Major and Minor in Communication

Major Concentrations

  • Public and Corporate Communication
  • Media Arts and Analysis
  • Journalism
  • Communication and Culture


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Minor in Film Studies - 18 Credits

The Film Studies Minor promotes the interdisciplinary examination of film as a unique media form with its own particular history, narrative elements, industrial structure, and profound political and cultural importance in contemporary society. The goal of this program is to enable students to think critically about the usual modes of consumption through which film is typically received as popular entertainment.

Required Course (6 credits)

COMM/ENGL 0108 Introduction to Film
COMM 0332 Writing for Electronic Media

    Electives - choose four (12 credits)
    (At least one 300-level course is required to complete the minor)

    COMM 0206 Video Studio Production
    COMM 0212 Film and Gender
    COMM 0213 Global Film Studies
    COMM 0214 Topics in Film
    COMM 0332 Writing for Electronic Media
    COMM 0302 Video Field Production

    ENGL 0285 Basics of Film Writing
    ENGL 0367 Film Theory and Criticism
    ENGL 0393 History and Development of Motion Pictures
    ENGL 0385 Screenwriting for Feature Film
    ENGL 0391 Special Studies in Film

    PHIL 0217 Political Philosophy and Film

    POLS 0323 US Politics in Film

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