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  • This page outlines requirements for the degree in Screen Studies (BA Screen Studies). Students can also study this subject as part of a self-designed major (BA or BS Liberal Arts). 

    Requirements for the BA in Screen Studies

    Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the Departmental Faculty Advisor and your Student Success advisor. 

    Screen Studies Handbook

    Students interested in majoring in Screen Studies should check back soon for an updated Screen Studies Handbook that will have detailed information about the program, including suggested course sequences and advising guidelines. Learn more and track your progress in the Detailed Degree Requirements and Screen Studies Requirements Worksheets below.

    Introductory courses:

    • LCST 2122 Introduction to Screen Studies (3-4 credits)
    • Choose one:  
      • LCST 2451/2450 OR ULEC 2028/2029 Introduction to Media Studies (3-4 credits)
      • LCST 2121/2120 OR ULEC 2026/2027 Introduction to Cultural Studies (3–4 credits)

    Other required courses:

    • LCST electives totaling 27-36 credits, chosen in consultation with the Departmental Faculty Advisor. At least one must be 4000 level or higher, at least one must be in Media Studies and one must be in Cultural Studies.

    Senior Capstone:

    • Choose one in consultation with your Departmental Faculty Advisor (3-4 credits):
      • LCST 4900 Senior Seminar (spring term only)
      • LCST 4990 Senior Work (independent study)
      • A second 4000-level LCST course (or graduate course, with approval)

    Total Credits: 36-48

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