Students must complete 36 credit points. 32 points must be taken within the department. Up to 4 graduate level points may be transferred from another department or institution, with permission of the Chair, providing these points have not been counted toward a previously completed graduate degree.
Requests for transfer of credit must be made during the student’s first semester of study.
The required courses for M.A. Students are (1) CINE-GT 1010 Film Form and Film Sense (2) CINE-GT 1020 Film Theory and (3) CINE-GT 1015 Film History/Historiography or CINE-GT 1026 Television: History & Culture. Students with substantial academic training in any of these areas of study may request a waiver on a course by course basis to be determined by the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) or Department Chair.
Combined Independent study or Internship credit in total shall not exceed 8 points.
All M.A. students must successfully complete 36 points, at least 24 with a grade of ‘B’ or better, and pass the Master’s comprehensive examination in order to graduate.
The Master's degree must be completed within five years of matriculation. This means that students beginning their studies in Fall 2019 must graduate by Fall of 2024.
For more information about the Advanced Certificate Program and the required courses, visit the Anthropology website.