Hunter Core Requirement
Courses within this major may fulfill parts of the Hunter Core Requirement (CUNY Common Core [CCC], Hunter Focus, Concurrent Requirements). When selecting courses, it may be to a student’s advantage to choose courses that count toward the Hunter Core Requirement and also advance the student on the path to the major. Details on the Hunter Core Requirement can be found here: Hunter Core Requirement .
Major (36 cr)
Students must receive a grade of B or better in MEDIA 18000 to declare a major in Media Studies. The major must be declared in person with an undergraduate media studies adviser. (see department website for adviser schedules http://fm.hunter.cuny.edu/).
Students will be able to do a
Media Studies BA: General Media Studies Major
but may choose one of the concentrations in the major. These concentrations are
Media Studies BA: Concentration in Media Analysis and Criticism
Media Studies BA: Concentration in Documentary and Television Production
Media Studies BA: Concentration in Journalism
Media Studies BA: Emerging Media
However, these concentrations are optional; as long as they satisfy the General Media Studies Major requirements, students may combine courses from different concentrations.
Students majoring in Media Studies must take the following introductory courses. These courses count toward the major.
FILMP 15000 /MEDP 15000
FILMP 16000 /MEDP 16000
A maximum of 6 credits in FILM or FILMP courses at the 200- or 300-level may be applied toward the major in media studies. Students must meet any prerequisites for these courses. Courses in Independent Study, Honors Project, and Internship do not count toward the major. Students must consult a program adviser to plan choice and sequence of courses.