Oct 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Communication (Film/Video), M.A.


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Additional Admission Requirements

In addition to the general requirements of the College of the Arts, the School of Film, Media & Theatre has the following requirements:

  1. All applicants to the M.A. program must submit:
    • A statement of educational or career goals.
    • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can evaluate the applicant’s potential to do graduate work in Film, Video, and Digital Imaging.
    • An above-average undergraduate grade-point average (a minimally qualified applicant typically will achieve at least a 3.0).
  2. All applicants to the M.A. in the Moving Image Studies Track must also submit:
    • sufficiently high score on the verbal portion of the Graduate Records Examination prior to consideration for acceptance into the graduate degree program.

Applicants for the Moving Image Production emphasis of the M.A. program will be admitted in the fall only. Applications for the Moving Image Studies emphasis of the M.A. program will be accepted for both fall and spring semesters. Deadline for application for fall admission is March 15 for M.A. applicants. Deadline for application for the spring semester (for the Moving Image Studies emphasis of the M.A. program only) is November 15. The school will not consider requests for Special Graduate Status admission.

Degree Requirements


Students must earn a grade of “B” or better in all required coursework.

The following courses can be used to complete Research Skill requirement:

FLME 6165   Special Production Topics: Film for Social Change

FLME 6180  International Cinemas

FLME 6240   Documentary Film

FLME 6260  Adapting Literature to Film

FLME 6280  Authors/Genres

FLME 6385  Critical Visual Cultural Theory

FLME 6410   Making a Living in the Arts

FLME 6420: Media Historiography

FLME 6430  Media Industries

FLME 6680: Reception Studies

FLME 8160  Style and Narrative Analysis

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