Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Film Studies - About The Program

About Our Degrees

Acceptance Criteria - B.A.
Completion of the prerequisite courses with a minimum GPA of 2.5

Acceptance Information
Deadlines: Rolling
Admission to the major is granted at the end of the sophomore year, when students will have accumulated at least fifty overall credit hours with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Students must meet with the academic advisor of the FST program prior to application to the major (usually at the end of the sophomore year).
No course can count twice.

Degree Requirements
Please see Degrees and Policies.

About Our Courses

The typical class size for:
Freshman/introductory courses is: 40-50 (in film history courses)
Sophomore/intermediate courses is: 30-60
Upper level/advanced courses is: 20-30

In the Department of Media Study, what do teaching assistants (TAs) do?
TAs teach some sections and are also responsible for classroom lectures and demonstrations, critical review of student work, and grading assignments.

For course descriptions, please visit the Media Studies website.

Practical Experience and Special Academic Opportunities

Study Abroad
Transfer credits for work done in media study at foreign universities can be arranged on an individual basis. We currently have programs in Bremen, and at Kent University in England.

Extracurricular Activities

See the UB Student Association.

Complementary Programs and Courses

Minors that Complement Film Studies

Majors that Complement Film Studies

Links to Further Information About this Program

About Our Faculty

Please visit our department website for additional information about our faculty.

Last updated: February 22 2022 21:08:39