Theatre and Media Arts
 

Media Arts Studies

Media Arts Studies
BA
Hours51 Credit Hours
LEPLimited Enrollment Program of 200 Students.
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Program Requirements

requirement 1 Complete 1 course
Pre-Media Arts course:
requirement 4 Complete 1 course
Advanced critical studies courses:
requirement 5 Complete 14.0 hours from the following course(s)
Area of Study Courses: Complete 14 credit hours of upper-division course work from FACULTY ADVISOR-APPROVED courses in an area of study. These areas of study must be APPROVED IN WRITING by the student's faculty advisor before enrollment occurs. Please contact the department for possible study areas. Up to 8 hours of practica can be used to fill this requirement.
requirement 6 Complete 6.0 hours from the following course(s)
Area of Study Courses: Complete an additional 6 credit hours of course work from FACULTY ADVISOR-APPROVED courses in an area of study. These areas of study must be APPROVED IN WRITING by the student's faculty advisor before enrollment occurs. Please contact the department for possible study areas. Up to 8 hours of practica can be used to fill this requirement.
Note: Students are strongly encouraged to work with their mentor to identify a group of related courses (or minors) in other departments which will provide skills and post-graduate preparation.
Program Outcomes: 

Media Arts History, Concepts, and Processes

Students will demonstrate a comprehension of core concepts, processes, history and criticism of fiction, non-fiction and new media forms.

Ethics, Collaboration and Spirituality

Students will demonstrate personal ethics, collaborative skills, and spiritual sensitivities relevant to media arts.

Skill Development

Students will demonstrate analytical, conceptual and technical skills in a variety of media.

Development of a Personal Creative Voice

Students will integrate knowledge of media arts history, concepts and processes into a personal approach to media analysis and creation.

Career Development

Students will practice a variety of activities that prepare them for graduate studies, teaching opportunities, professional production or other media related work.