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Film Studies

General

Testing

Program Title

Film Studies

Degree Designation

BA

Award Type

Baccalaureate

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

Studying film at SCSU prepares students for media careers as well as for any profession that requires good analytical skills, good written and oral communication skills, and a strong background in visual culture. Students here learn the art of visual storytelling from a critical, historical, and global perspective.

Department/Unit(s)

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

High School / GED

Minimum undergraduate GPA for admission

2.75

Required GPA for graduation

2

Does this BA major require fewer than 45 credits? Please check the following as appropriate.

BA majors requiring fewer than 45 credits require one of the following: one year of coursework in a single foreign language, or a second major, or a minor.

Number of credits in program

41

Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Analyze and write critically about film from a cultural and ideological perspective.

Outcome

Conceptualize and create films from the perspectives of image, story telling, and emotion.

Outcome

Correctly use film terminology and the tools of objective description.

Outcome

Describe major historical landmarks in the development of cinema and conduct historical research.

Outcome

Recognize major theoretical and aesthetic paradigms.

Outcome

Write critically about the cinema from a multicultural and global perspective.

Degree Maps

Major Code

8067

Program Code

6282