School of the Arts, Media + Culture SAMC

Bachelor of Arts - Major in
Arts, Media + Culture (Two Areas)

1. University Core Requirements (42 s.h.)

See Arts, Media + Culture checklist for details.

2.  Concentration in __________ (30 s.h.)

30 s.h. to form a concentration in one of the following disciplines: Art, Theatre, Film Studies, Music.

  • Art Concentration:
    30 s.h of Art, at least 12 s.h. of which must be at the 300 or 400 level

    ART 181 Fundamentals of Design (3 s.h.)
    ART 182 Fundamentals of Design (3 s.h.)
    ART 411 Senior Studio (3 s.h.)
    ART 412 Senior Studio (3 s.h.)
    6 s.h. of Art History
    12 s.h. of Art Electives
  • Theatre Concentration
    THTR 110 Technical Theatre  (3 s.h.)
    THTR 130 Introduction to Theatre  (3 s.h.)
    THTR 161 Acting I: Foundations of Acting (3 s.h.)
    THTR 162 Acting I: The Actor’s Process (3 s.h.)
    Choose one of:
    THTR 231 Theatre History (3 s.h.)
    THTR 232 Theatre History (3 s.h.)
    3 s.h. of Theatre Practica
    3 s.h. of Theatre Praxis Course
    3 s.h. of Theatre Dramatic Literature and Theory Course
    6 s.h. of either of above two categories
  • Film Studies Concentration
    12 s.h. of the following:
    COMM 220 Digital Filmmaking I (3 s.h.)
    COMM 260 Introduction to Film Studies (3 s.h.); and
    Choose one of:
    COMM 335 Film History I (3 s.h.)
    COMM 336 Film History II (3 s.h.); and
    Choose one of:
    COMM 431 Masters of Cinema (3 s.h.)
    COMM 435 Religious Themes in Cinema (3 s.h.)

    18 s.h. of electives selected from the following:
    COMM 240 Acting for Camera (3 s.h.)
    COMM 311 Digital Film Post-Production (3 s.h.)
    COMM 320 Screenwriting I (3 s.h.)
    COMM 330 Digital Filmmaking II (3 s.h.)
    COMM 334 Introduction to Sound Recording (3 s.h.)
    COMM 335 Film History I (3 s.h.)
    COMM 336 Film History II (3 s.h.)
    COMM 340 Film Genre and Criticism (3 s.h.)
    COMM 350 Selected Topics: Canadian Perspectives on Film
    (3 s.h.)
    COMM 351-359 Communications Practicum in Film Studies
    (max 3 s.h.)
    COMM 431 Masters of Cinema (3 s.h.)
    COMM 435 Religious Themes in Cinema (3 s.h.)
    COMM 440 Digital Film Directing (3 s.h.)
  • Music Concentration
    MUSI 131 Music History from Baroque to Classical (3 s.h.)
    MUSI 132 Music History from Romanticism to Present (3 s.h.)
    MUSI 225 Music Theory (3 s.h.)
    MUSI 226 Music Theory (3 s.h.)
    MUSI 325 Advanced Music Theory (3 s.h.)
    MUSI 326 Advanced Music Theory (3 s.h.)
    6 s.h. of Music Electives at 300 or 400 level
    Applied Lessons (2 s.h.)
    Large Ensembles (2 s.h.)
    Applied Music Electives (i.e. lessons or ensembles) (2 s.h.)

 3. Concentration in ______________ (30 s.h.)

30 s.h. to form a concentration in one of the following disciplines (not chosen above): Art, Theatre, Film Studies, Music 

4. Ancillary Requirements (6 s.h.)

SAMC 111 Critical Issues in the Arts (3 s.h.)
SAMC 112 Interdisciplinary History of Western Arts (3 s.h.)

 5. Elective Courses (15 s.h.)

For complete program details, view the academic calendar here.
For Arts, Media + Culture course descriptions click here.
For Art + Design course descriptions click here.
For Film Studies course descriptions click here.
For Music course descriptions click here.
For Theatre course descriptions click here.

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