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B.A. in Film and Media Arts

B.A. in Film and Media Arts

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors

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The Film and Media Arts Program BA provides undergraduate students with a professional skill set in photography, film, video, and digital media for successful careers in the media industry. Students can take advantage of Washington, DC internships at national media organizations, such as USA Today, National Geographic Television, and the Public Broadcasting System. Students are positioned on the forefront of social purpose filmmaking at nonprofits, NGOs and government agencies such as the World Wildlife Fund and Smithsonian Museum, and the National Park Service. Major Requirements 39-42 credit hours with grades of C or better within the School of Communication including core, basic, professional, media studies, internship, independent study and independent reading courses. Subject to the approval of an advisor, a maximum of 12 credit hours in communication transferred from another university may be substituted for required communication courses. With approval of the student's advisor, up to 6 credit hours taken abroad may be applied toward the communication major requirements. Related course requirements taken outside the School of Communication with grades of C or better. Note: These courses are not included in the major GPA. 3 credit hours in United States history (HIST-xxx). 3 credit hours in economics (ECON-xxx) or MKTG-250. A minor or second major outside the School of Communication. Minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.