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2024-25 Catalog 
2024-25 Catalog

Film and Media Studies

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(Film & Media Studies major requirements are listed below. Follow this link for the Film and Media Studies Minor  requirements.)

Students must complete all of the following requirements to graduate with a bachelor of arts in this program. Some courses may apply toward multiple requirements.

College Requirements:

Degree Requirements    

Students are required to complete all standard college requirements.

Major Requirements:

Total major units: 13-17, depending on language proficiency.

Six Additional Units of Film and Media Studies Electives:

Film and Media Studies

⇒One of the following may apply to the six additional units if not used for the “core” requirement, above.

Two Additional Units in the Division of the Arts

  • Art
  • Dance
  • Music
  • Theatre

One Additional Unit in Literature

Proficiency in a non-English language, demonstrated by one of the following:

  • Successful completion of Reed language courses:
    ⇒ Two units in two non-English languages
    ⇒ Four units in one non-English language
    ⇒ One unit in one non-English language at the 300 level or higher
  • Department approval of language courses taken elsewhere, which may include:
    ⇒ Successful completion of language courses taken in secondary (high) school or at another college/university, 
    ⇒ Successful completion of a language placement examination at Reed;
  • Department approval following an individual assessment of language proficiency.

Junior Year Requirement:

  • Junior qualifying examination

Two Units of Thesis:

  • FMST 470

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