Curriculum in Media Studies
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
|COMM 1000 Public Speaking (or COMM 1003 Public Speaking)1||3||ENGL 1120 English Composition II||3|
|ENGL 1100 English Composition I||3||Core Social Science||3|
|Core Social Science||3||Foreign Language II (College Core)||4|
|Foreign Language I (College Core)||4||Core Mathematics||3|
|Core History||3||Core Humanities||3|
|CMJN 2100 Concepts in Communications and Journalism (or CMJN 2103 Concepts in Communication and Journalism)||3||MDIA 2350 Introduction To Film Studies||3|
|LBAR 2010 Liberal Arts Careers Preparation||2||Core Science II||4|
|Core Science I||4||Core History||3|
|Core Literature||3||Supporting coursework2||6|
|MDIA 2420 Introduction to Filmmaking or 2700 Introduction to Visual Media||3||Course from Major Group 13||9|
|MDIA 3300 Foundation of Media Studies or 3303 Foundation of Media Studies||3||Course from Major Group 23||3|
|Course from Major Group 13||3||Supporting coursework2||3|
|Core Fine Arts (Other than MDIA 2350 Introduction to Film Studies)||3|
|Courses from Major Group 13||9||MDIA 4920 Internship||3|
|Elective courses2||6||Courses from Major Group 13||6|
|Course from Major Group 23||3|
|UNIV 4AA0 Creed to Succeed||0|
|Total Hours: 120|
COMM 1000 fulfills SLO 7.
Students must meet with their advisers to determine appropriate electives and courses for their supporting coursework.
Students must meet with their advisers to identify approved courses for Groups 1 and 2.