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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Media Studies, B.S. - 4-Year Degree Map


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First Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
MDIA 1005 - Introduction to Media Studies   3   MDIA 2005 - Media Law and Policy   3
MDIA 2004 - Media Writing   3   MDIA 1007 - Media Inquiry   3
COMP 1000 - Composition   3   Gen Ed NS3 or SS3 Elective 3
Gen Ed Math 3   Gen Ed Elective 3
Gen Ed Elective 3   Gen Ed Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Second Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
Media Studies Course 3   Production Course 3
Gen Ed Elective 3   Gen Ed Elective 3
Gen Ed Elective and/or OCS Elective 3   Liberal Arts Elective 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3   Liberal Arts Elective 3
Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Third Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
Media Studies Course 3   Advanced COMM/MDIA Elective 3
Production Course 3   Advanced Media Studies Course 3
Upper Division General Elective 3   Upper Division General Elective 3
Upper Division General Elective 3   Liberal Arts Elective 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Fourth Year

Fall Credit   Spring Credit
Advanced Production Course 3   MDIA 4998 - Senior Seminar in Media Studies   3
Advanced MDIA Elective 3   Upper Division General Elective 3
Upper Division General Elective 3   Liberal Arts Elective 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3   Elective 3
Liberal Arts Elective 3   Elective 3
TOTAL 15   TOTAL 15

Notes: *COMM 3997  does not fulfill the COMM capstone requirement.

**No more than 6 s.h. of the required 15 in COMM Upper Division Electives may be fulfilled by COMM 3995  and COMM 3997 .

Total Credits for Degree: 120

Elective Key and Math Course Guidance


Gen Ed Elective: a course carrying one or more Gen Ed area attribute(s): Basic Communication (BC3), Mathematics (M3), American History (AM3), World Civilizations (OW3), Foreign Language (FL3), Social Sciences (SS3), Humanities (H3), The Arts (A3), Natural Sciences (NS3), Western Civilization (WC3). Elective courses and major courses carrying Gen Ed attributes apply toward SUNY Oneonta's Gen Ed requirements .

OCS Elective: any course that carries an Oral Communication Skills (OCS) attribute. 

Liberal Arts Elective: any course that carries a Liberal Arts (LA) attribute. SUNY Oneonta's minimum LA requirements  vary by degree award.

Upper Division Elective: any elective course numbered 3000 and above. All courses (required and elective) at this level apply toward SUNY Oneonta's upper division requirement .

Upper Division Liberal Arts Elective: any course numbered 3000 and above that carries a LA attribute.

Elective: any course outside the major. Electives apply toward the total credits required by a degree program. Electives may also be needed to satisfy other degree requirements , including the minimum number of credits outside the department of the major.

Math Course Guidance


SUNY Oneonta recognizes that students enter college with different math backgrounds. For guidance on the math course(s) most suited to your preparation and program of study, visit the College's Math Pathways site.

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