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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - Film and Media Studies Concentration

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - Film and Media Studies Concentration

Tufts University

Medford - Somerville Campus, Medford, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
The degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science is conferred on all students who complete this program. Students whose major concentration is applied mathematics, applied physics, astrophysics, biochemistry, biology, biopsychology, chemical physics, chemistry, cognitive and brain Sciences, computer science, engineering psychology, environmental studies (as second major only), geological sciences, geology, mathematics, and physics are eligible to receive a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. Those majoring in psychology, psychology/clinical and quantitative economics may choose to receive the degree of Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts at the time they complete their degree sheet. Students in all other majors will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree. Students whose multiple majors make them eligible for either a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science degree may choose between the two when completing their degree sheet. FMS Major Requirements The Film and Media Studies major requires the completion of 12 courses: THREE required core courses SEVEN or EIGHT elective courses ONE- or TWO-course capstone Required Core Courses (THREE courses) The three required core courses impart analytical skills, historical background, and theoretical underpinnings, providing a coherent knowledge base and consistent language among FMS students. The three required core courses are: FMS20 Art of the Moving Image FMS21 Global History of Cinema FMS22 Media Literacy OR SOC40/FMS23 Media and Society We strongly encourage students to take these courses early in their program of study. Elective Courses Students must take either seven or eight elective courses (depending on whether they take a one- or two-course capstone) from the list of FMS-approved courses. Of these: One must be a theory course One must be an introductory film or media practice course One must be a non-U.S. film or media course One must be an upper level course or seminar