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University Catalog 2012-2013 
University Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Television, Film, & Media Studies

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Music 107 until Fall 2011, then TV, Film and Media Studies Building, first floor
Phone: (323) 343-5425

The Department of Television, Film, & Media Studies offers undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Television, Film and Media Studies. The department also offers graduate programs leading to a Master of Arts degree in Communication Studies with an option in Telecommunications and Film and jointly with the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance, a graduate program leading to the Master of Fine Arts degree in Television, Film and Theatre.

The Faculty
Professors: Laura Chey Acuña, Alan J. Bloom, , Steven Classen, Kelly Madison, John J. Ramirez, Suzanne E. Regan (Chair), Robert Vianello.
Associate Professors: Jon Beaupré, Enrique Berumen, Anthony Cox, Kristiina Hackel, Blake Jackson, Bridget Murnane.
Assistant Professors: Jane McKeever.
Emeriti: Robert E. Blackmon, Irvin Borders, Ivan N. Cury.

MFA Projects

MFA students are required to complete three MFA projects under the rubrics of TVFT 546A , TVFT 546B  and TVFT 599 , with TVFT 599 being the MFA Culmination Project. These three projects must include one in each of the following categories: theatre, multi-camera television, and film style production.

  1. Written Project Proposals: After Advancement to Candidacy, Projects I, II, and Culmination Project are developed under the guidance of the candidate’s project committee. All candidates must submit a written proposal for each project to be approved by respective committees and department chair.
  2. Exhibition: Upon the committee approval of the completed work, all Projects will be -appropriately exhibited in accordance with departmental and University requirements.

Students should consult the “Guide to Preparation of Masters Theses and Project Reports” for specific information regarding requirements established by the University for the production and exhibition of project reports.

Programs for this Department

Undergraduate Major

  • Television, Film and Media Studies, B.A. 

Graduate Major

Communication Studies, M.A. 

  • Television, Film and Theatre, M.F.A. 


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