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B.A. in Media Studies

B.A. in Media Studies

University of San Francisco

Main Campus, San Francisco, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    1001+
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
USF’s Department of Media Studies offers students a liberal arts-based program in media analysis and media production. Combining theory and practice, students learn how to analyze, deconstruct, and critique media texts and institutions and how to create, share, and collaborate using various forms of media.Students will: understand foundational relationships between media, culture, and society. develop critical skills in assessing media as a consumer and citizen. develop foundational skills in media profession practice in electronic media and journalism. understand the historical and contemporary practices of news media in societal context. understand the historical and contemporary practices of electronic media in societal context. understand the legal and ethical constraints on media practices. understand the social theories of media and power, and the development of media criticism. understand and apply theories and research on media uses and effects. develop research skills in media history, theory, and criticism, and in media analysis. gain advanced knowledge in Media and Society, Electronic Media, or Journalism. gain understanding of professional practices in media organizations through fieldwork. Apply advanced research or professional skills to a Senior Thesis or Project.

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