Communication and Media Studies

Arts + Production

The Arts + Production concentration combines medium-specific courses, applied skills, creativity, and critical thought. 

Two Foundation Courses

  • ENG 103 Introduction to Creative Writing
  • MUS 106 Rock, Pop, & American Culture
  • CMS 201 Contemporary Popular Film and Television
  • ENG 201 The Art of Rhetoric
  • ANT 215 Sex, Gender, and Culture
  • BUS 234 Introduction to Nonprofit Management
  • ART 251 Visual and Critical Thinking
  • SOC 262 Self and Society
  • POL 334 Media and Politics
  • ANT 354 Visual Anthropology
  • ANT 420 Media and Power

Two Theory/History/Genre Courses

  • ART 320 Twentieth Century Art
  • ART 324 Photography’s First Century
  • ENG 370 Harlem Renaissance
  • CHN/ILC 394 Chinese Cinema
  • HIS 318 Historical Film Genres
  • HIS 344 Hollywood Films in the Depression and WWII
  • ILC 305 European Cinema ILC
  • 413 The Film in Spain and Latin America ART
  • 425 Women Artists and Feminist Art History
  • THE 415 Theories of Acting
  • GRS 316/317 German Cinema

Three Applied Courses

At least two of these courses must be taken at the 300 or 400 level

  • ENG 224 Introduction to Journalism
  • ART 231 Creative Process
  • THE 241 Introduction to Theatrical Design
  • ART 291Intermedia_VNM
  • ART 330 Video Intensive
  • MUS 332 Music Production & Recording
  • ART 335 New Media Intensive
  • ART 340 Photography Intensive