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Film & Media Studies Undergraduate Program

BA in Film & Media Studies: Production

Graduation Requirements
120 credit hours (45 at JR/SR level)
2.0 KU GPA
2.0 KU JR/SR Major GPA

KU CORE General Education Requirements   30 hours

Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking
Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy
Goal 2.1 Written Communication (1)
Goal 2.1 Written Communication (2)
Goal 2.2 Oral Communication
Goal 3H Arts & Humanities
Goal 3S Social Sciences
Goal 3N Natural Sciences
Goal 4.1 U.S. Diversity
Goal 4.2 Global Diversity
Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics
Goal 6 Analyzing & Combining Ideas



FMS Major Requirements  40 Hours

Core Knowledge & Skills  13 Hours

FMS 100 Introduction to Film  3 hours
FMS 200 Aesthetics / Goal 3H  3 hours
FMS 380 Pop Culture of ______  3 hours
FMS 401 UG Professional Development Seminar  1 hour
FMS 530 Classic Film/Media Theory  3 hours

Film & Media Studies: Production  21 hours

FMS 275 Basic Video Production  3 hours
Screenwriting, Media, or Criticism: FMS 273, 345 or 621  3 hours
Film History:  FMS 310, 311, 312, or 313  3 hours
Documentary or Experimental Film: FMS 592 or FMS 593  3 hours
Intermediate Production (6 hrs. required):  FMS 373, 374, 375, 376, 377, 475, 477, 478, 479, 480
Capstone Experience / Goal 6:  FMS 585 Capstone in Film & Media  3 hours

Film & Media Studies Electives  6 hours



BA-Specific Requirements  15-20 hours

Quantitative Reasoning (Must have MATH 101 as a pre-requisite)  3 hours

World Language (4th semester proficiency or 3 semesters of 1 language and 1 semester of another language)  11-20 hours

Laboratory Science  1-2 hours

Writing Requirement

ENGL 101 (or 102/105)
ENGL 102 (or 203, 205, 211)

Elective Hours  25-35 hours

Check the KU Core website for a list of courses that can fulfill each KU Core goal.

To help you with your selection see this sample plan.

For assistance with your class selection or for any questions please contact our advisor.

 

BA in Film & Media Studies: Culture & Studies

Graduation Requirements
120 credit hours (45 at JR/SR level)
2.0 KU GPA
2.0 KU JR/SR Major GPA

KU CORE General Education Requirements   30 hours

Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking
Goal 1.2 Quantitative Literacy
Goal 2.1 Written Communication (1)
Goal 2.1 Written Communication (2)
Goal 2.2 Oral Communication
Goal 3H Arts & Humanities
Goal 3S Social Sciences
Goal 3N Natural Sciences
Goal 4.1 U.S. Diversity
Goal 4.2 Global Diversity
Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics
Goal 6 Analyzing & Combining Ideas



FMS Major Requirements  40 Hours

Core Knowledge & Skills  13 Hours

FMS 100 Introduction to Film  3 hours
FMS 200 Aesthetics / Goal 3H  3 hours
FMS 380 Pop Culture of ______  3 hours
FMS 401 UG Professional Development Seminar  1 hour
FMS 530 Classic Film/Media Theory  3 hours

Film & Media Studies: Culture & Studies  21 hours

Cultural Studies:  FMS 314, 315, 316, or 620  3 hours
New Media & Society FMS 345  3 hours
Documentary or Experimental Film: FMS 592 or FMS 593  3 hours
Production:  FMS 273, 275, or 374  3 hours
Film History (6 hrs. required): FMS 310, 311, 312, 313, or 621
Capstone Experience / Goal 6:  FMS 585 Capstone in Film & Media  3 hours

Film & Media Studies Electives  6 hours



BA-Specific Requirements  15-20 hours

Quantitative Reasoning (Must have MATH 101 as a pre-requisite)  3 hours

World Language (4th semester proficiency or 3 semesters of 1 language and 1 semester of another language)  11-20 hours

Laboratory Science  1-2 hours

Writing Requirement

ENGL 101 (or 102/105)
ENGL 102 (or 203, 205, 211)

Elective Hours  25-35 hours

Check the KU Core website for a list of courses that can fulfill each KU Core goal.

To help you with your selection see this sample plan.

For assistance with your class selection or for any questions please contact our advisor.


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