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Media Studies

Requirements for the Major in Media Studies

A major in media studies consists of not fewer than 36 nor more than 42 credits.


  • MEDST 100. Media Technologies from Gutenberg to the Internet
  • MEDST 101. Contemporary Media
  • MEDST 200. Principles of Sound and Image
  • MEDST 300W. Media Criticism
  • Three additional courses at the 300 level, at least two of which must be designated as writing intensive (W).


  • Five additional elective courses, possibly including three credits of MEDST 392 Internship.

Appropriate prerequisites will always be enforced.

Note: A minimum grade of C is required in order for a course to be counted toward the major.


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