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2005-2006 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2005-2006 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

B.S. Major in Video/Television

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Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 94

Choose Under Advisement - Semester Hours: 9

See Also: Communication B.S. Program Requirements

To qualify for a B.S. major:

a) Student must be at least of sophomore standing,
b) Student must have obtained a minimum grade of B- in AVF 24 and any subsequent production courses, and
c) Studeent must get permission of adviser and the B.S. programs coordinator.

All students must meet program admission requirements. Candidates for graduation must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. The successful completion of at least 124 semester hours and a cumulative grade-point average of 2.0 in work completed at Hofstra.
  2. At least 72 semester hours must be completed in liberal arts.
  3. There are two requirements that must ordinarily be completed in residence at Hofstra: 24 semester hours in the major field and the last 30 hours. The 24 semester hours need not be included within the last 30 hours.
  4. Fulfillment of the following four general requirements for the B.S.:
    1. Satisfactory completion of ENGL 1 & 2 (See University Degree Requirements) Six semester hours of distribution courses in each of the following three divisional areas (including at least 3 semester hours in each sub-divisional category of each divisional area):
    2. Humanities (6 s.h.)
    3. Natural Science/Mathematics/Computer Science (6 s.h.)
    4. Social Science Division (6 s.h.)
  5. The completion of 9 semester hours of School of Communication foundation courses, as follows:
    AVF 1. Sound and Image Aesthetics
    MASS 1. Mass Media: History and Development
    SPCM 1. Oral Communication
    (See course descriptions, AVF courses, JRNL courses, MASS courses, and SPCM courses.).
  6. Completion of level 2 of a foreign language or placement above level 2. (Note: a student who continues the study of a foreign language begun in high school must take the language placement test (administered by the Language Laboratory) to determine placement in the proper level. No student will receive credit toward graduation for any course below his or her level of placement in the language. For students continuing the same language studied in high school, successful completion of level 2 of that language will satisfy the foreign language requirement. International students may satisfy this requirement either by completing ELP 36 or by placing out of the requirement by taking the placement examination in their native language.)
  7. The fulfillment of major requirements as listed in the Bulletin under each department. Students must receive a grade of C- or better in all courses applicable to the major.

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