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  • This page outlines requirements for the degree in Screen Studies (BA Screen Studies). Students can also study this subject as part of a self-designed major (BA or BS Liberal Arts). 

    Requirements for the BA in Screen Studies - Updated for 2020-21

    Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the Departmental Faculty Advisor and your Student Success advisor. Students interested in majoring in Screen Studies should read the Screen Studies Handbook for detailed information about the program, including suggested course sequences and advising guidelines. Learn more and track your progress in the Detailed Degree Requirements and Screen Studies Requirements Worksheets below.

    Introductory courses:

    • LCST 2122 Introduction to Screen Studies (3-4 credits)
    • Choose one:
      • LCST 2450 Introduction to Media Studies (3-4 credits)
      • LCST 2451 Introduction Cultural Studies (3-4 credits)

    Other required courses:

    • LCST electives totaling 27-36 credits, chosen in consultation with the Departmental Faculty Advisor. At least one must be 4000 level or higher, at least one must be in Media Studies, and one must be in Cultural Studies.

    Senior Capstone:

    • Choose one in consultation with your Departmental Faculty Advisor (3-4 credits):
      • LCST 4900 Senior Seminar
      • LCST 4990 Independent Senior Project
      • A second 4000-level LCST course (or graduate course, with approval)

    Total Credits: 36-48

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