Curriculum in Media Studies – Visual Media Option
Students must apply for admission to the MDIA major. Before applying, students must: 1) Have a minimum of a 2.3 GPA in ENGL 1120 and a Core Social Science course*; 2) Complete ENGL 1120, CMJN 2100 or 2103, and a Core Social Science course* with a C or better; 3) Successfully complete COMM 1000 or COMM 1003 with a B or better; 4) Successfully complete 30 hours of degree-applicable course credits (including AP and proficiency credits); and 5) Write a 300-word essay explaining how the applicant expects to contribute to the field of Media Studies and his/her career goals. See the School adviser or the associate director for Media Studies for further information. Students who transfer to Auburn University must apply to the MDIA major and complete one semester at Auburn before applying for admission. Transfer students are required to take a minimum of 24 hours in the AU MDIA program.
*May not use a History course to fulfill the Core Social Science requirement
|ENGL 1100 English Composition I||3||MDIA 2350 Introduction To Film Studies||3|
|Core Math||3||ENGL 1120 English Composition II||3|
|Foreign Language I (College Core)||4||Foreign Language II (College Core)||4|
|Core Social Science||3||Core Social Science||3|
|Core History||3||Core History to complete sequence||3|
|COMM 1000 Public Speaking (or COMM 1003 Public Speaking)1||3||LBAR 2010 Liberal Arts Careers Preparation (College Core)||2|
|CMJN 2100 Concepts in Communications and Journalism (or CMJN 2103 Concepts in Communication and Journalism)||3||MDIA 2700 Introduction to Visual Media||3|
|MDIA 2420 Introduction to Filmmaking||3||Supporting Coursework2||3|
|Core Literature||3||Core Humanities||3|
|Core Science||4||Core Science||4|
|CMJN 3350 Visual Communication (or 3353 Visual Communication)||3||MDIA 3350 Screenwriting||3|
|MDIA 3100 Intermediate Filmmaking||3||MDIA 3110 Cinematography||3|
|MDIA 3300 Foundation of Media Studies (or MDIA 3303 Foundation of Mass Communication)||3||Course from Major Group 1 or 23||6|
|Supporting Coursework2||3||Elective Course2||3|
|Core Fine Arts (Other than MDIA 2350)3||3|
|MDIA 3120 Film Editing||3||MDIA 4920 Internship||3|
|MDIA 4940 Visual Media Projects||3||Supporting Coursework2||3|
|Course from Major Group 1 or 23||3||Elective Course2||6|
|Supporting Coursework2||6||UNIV 4AA0 Creed to Succeed||0|
|Total Hours: 120|
COMM 1000 fulfills SLO7.
Students must meet with their advisers to determine appropriate electives and courses for their supporting coursework.
Students must meet with their adviser to identify approved courses for Groups 1 and 2.