Film and Media Studies

The College

The BA in film with a concentration in film and media studies is an innovative program in the study of film, television and digital media. The program provides students with the analytical, creative and communication skills to interpret and produce media texts, empowering them to be critical scholars, consumers and practitioners of media culture.

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Faculty Honors Advisors

Aaron Baker

Julia Himberg

Thesis/Creative Projects: 

A typical Honors thesis in FMS is either a critical essay, creative project, or a combination of the two. Both qualitative and quantitative methods are acceptable.
FMS abides by the Barrett requirements for committee membership.

Academic Preparation: 

Students should have successfully completed at least one FMS course related to the medium central to their project prior to beginning the thesis.
Examples of suggested courses are FMS 100 for film, FMS 110 for digital studies and FMS 300 for television.

Other Honors Opportunities: 

Honors enrichment contracts are set up on a case-by-case basis with individual FMS faculty. We have a strong internship program in FMS. See Dr. Kevin Sandler
to learn more about those opportunities.