2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Media Studies Major


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Program Learning Outcomes


Students will:

  • Understand foundational relationships between media, culture, and society
  • Develop critical skills in assessing media as a consumer and citizen
  • Develop foundational skills in media profession practice in electronic media and journalism
  • Understand the historical and contemporary practices of news media in societal context
  • Understand the historical and contemporary practices of electronic media in societal context
  • Understand the legal and ethical constraints on media practices
  • Understand the social theories of media and power, and the development of media criticism
  • Understand and apply theories and research on media uses and effects
  • Develop research skills in media history, theory, and criticism, and in media analysis
  • Gain advanced knowledge in media and society, electronic media, or journalism
  • Gain understanding of professional practices in media organizations through fieldwork
  • Apply advanced research or professional skills to a senior thesis or project

Major Requirements (48 Units)


200-Level


300-Level


Note:


Students must obtain a grade of “C” or higher in every class in the major and may not count prerequisite courses in which a grade of “C-” or lower is obtained.

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