Media and Screen Studies and Journalism, BA

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

BA Language Requirements

All BA students are required to complete the BA language requirements.

Media and Screen Studies Requirements

Introduction to College
MSCR 1000Media and Screen Studies at Northeastern1
Introduction to Media Studies
MSCR 1220Media, Culture, and Society4
Introduction to Screen Theory
MSCR 2220Understanding Media and Film4
Advanced Theory
MSCR 4623Theories of Media and Culture4
Media and Screen Electives
Complete five of the following:20
History of Film
Screenwriting
Gender and Film
Modern Film and Global Culture
Topics in Documentary Production
Film and Psychoanalysis
Topics in Film Studies
Introduction to Film Production
Introduction to Digital Media Culture
Advertising and Promotional Culture
Global Media
Digital Media Research
Film Analysis
Special Topics in Media and Screen Studies
Media Activism
Television and Society
Media Audiences
Twentieth-Century Media
Popular Music as Media Form
Television Studies
Media Industries
Media and Identity
Celebrity Culture
Documentary Storytelling
Video: Sound and Image
Video Art
Survey of the Still and Moving Image
Advanced Media and Screen Electives
Complete two of the following:8
Film Theory
Modernism/Modernity and Film
Cinema Studies Seminar
Directing the Short Fiction Film
Age, Media, and Representation
TV History
Media and Democracy
The Networked Self
Special Topics in Media and Screen Studies
Interactive Documentary
Junior/Senior Honors Project 1
Junior/Senior Honors Project 2
Research
Directed Study
Independent Study
Experiential Education Directed Study
ARTD 4582
Video in Context: Video and Social Change

Journalism Requirements

Journalism Foundations
JRNL 1101Journalism 1: Fundamentals of Reporting (A grade of C or higher is required)4
JRNL 1150Interpreting the Day’s News4
JRNL 2201Journalism 2: Intermediate Reporting (A grade of C or higher is required)4
Journalism and Advanced Writing
JRNL 2301Visual Storytelling in Journalism (A grade of C or higher is required)4
Television News
JRNL 5307Video Newswriting4
JRNL 5314Video News Production 14
Documentary Production
JRNL 5309Documentary Production4
Ethics and Issues
JRNL 4650Journalism Ethics and Issues4
Journalism Elective
Complete one course in the following range:4
JRNL 2000 to JRNL 5999

Integrative Requirement

The following course also counts toward the media and screen studies requirements above:

Integrative Course
MSCR 4623Theories of Media and Culture4

Media and Screen Studies Grade Requirement

For media and screen studies, majors must maintain at least a 2.500 GPA in their overall program of studies and a minimum of 3.000 in the following two required courses: Media, Culture, and Society (MSCR 1220)  and Understanding Media and Film (MSCR 2220).

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required