Media and Screen Studies and Philosophy, 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 four of the following:16
Introduction to Film Production
Introduction to Digital Media Culture
Advertising and Promotional Culture
Digital Media 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
Exploring the Humanities through Film
Narrative Filmmaking
Video Software Tools
American Film and Culture
History of Film
Modern Film and Global Culture
Screenwriting
Gender and Film
Topics in Documentary Production
Video: Sound and Image
Video Art
Survey of the Still and Moving Image
Advanced Media and Screen Electives
Complete two of the following:8
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
Contemporary Directions in Cinema
Film Theory
Topics in Film Studies
Modernism/Modernity and Film
Cinema Studies Seminar
Directing the Short Fiction Film
ARTD 4582
Video in Context: Video and Social Change

Philosophy Requirements

Philosophy Required Courses
PHIL 1115Introduction to Logic4
or PHIL 1215 Symbolic Logic
PHIL 2325Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought4
or POLS 2325 Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought
PHIL 2330Modern Philosophy4
Intermediate/Advanced Philosophy Elective
Complete one of the following:4
Moral Philosophy
History of Modern Moral Philosophy
Theory of Knowledge
Metaphysics
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy Topics Electives
Complete one of the following:4
Theory of Knowledge
Metaphysics
Philosophy of Science
Advanced Logic
Philosophy of Mind
Topics in Philosophy Seminar
Great Philosophers Seminar
Global Justice
Seminar: Apocalypticism
Seminar: Theories and Methods in Religious Studies
Seminar in Religion
Philosophy Electives
Complete four additional electives from the philosophy department. 16

Integrative Requirement

CINE 3500Film Theory4
or MSCR 3300 Media Activism

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).

Major Credit Requirement

Complete 72 semester hours in the major.

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required