Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Video/Television and Film, BS Major in

The Bachelor of Science in Video/Television and Film is a 94-credit major that combines theory and practice across various television and film coursework.  Students must complete required coursework at the beginner level before choosing various advanced level courses in both production and studies.  A variety of courses in related disciplines rounds out the required subject matter.

To qualify for a BS major:

To qualify for a BS major:

Students must obtain a minimum grade of B- in RTVF production courses at the RTVF 020 through 029 and RTVF 040 through 049 levels.

Candidates for graduation from The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication  with the degree of Bachelor of Science must meet the following qualifications:

  1. Students must complete at least 124 semester hours with at least 24 hours in-residence in the major field of study. Transfer credits are subject to the approval of the Department of Radio, Television, Film  of The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication . They are approved only for those courses meeting the department’s curriculum requirements and course standards.
  2. Students must fulfill the BS requirements as listed under The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication , and
  3. Students must complete the program requirements listed under one of the BS majors.

Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 94

LHSC Foundation Courses - Semester Hours: 6

Related Drama Courses - Semester Hours: 6

 Chosen under advisement:

Related Science Courses - Semester Hours: 3

Related Computer Science Courses - Semester Hours: 3

Media and the Law Course - Semester Hours: 3

Practical Experience - Semester Hours: 3

Basic Film and TV Studies Courses - Semester Hours: 6

Senior Capstone Option - Semester Hours: 6

Chosen under advisement:

Film Elective Courses - Semester Hours: 6

Chosen under advisement:

Note: Liberal Arts Requirement

Television and Film majors must take a total of 72 Liberal Arts credits. The Liberal Arts total must be monitored closely to ensure sufficient credits are completed.

Communication BS Program Requirements

BS Requirements  for The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication majors