Emphasis Area – Media Studies
The Media Studies emphasis area helps to critically examine all types of media, including film, Television, advertising, journalism and digital media to understand how it impacts and is impacted by society.
If you are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree in media studies you should consider taking 12 credit hours from the courses listed below as part of your AA degree in Liberal Arts.
Planning Your Class Schedule
Students should consult with an advisor in Student Services or a faculty advisor to select courses, make a transfer plan, and periodically review their progress towards their degree completion.
Students are also encouraged to contact the admissions office at the college to which they plan to transfer during their first year at Hawkeye in order to obtain specific program and transfer requirements.
Not all courses may be required for or transfer to your future major.
The following are some of the career opportunities you can pursue in Media Studies:
- Public Relations
- Broadcast Journalist
- Film or television critic
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