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Courses

The Media and Education master's program is designed to be completed in one calendar year of full-time study, starting with SU's Summer Session II (beginning early July) and ending with Summer Session I the following year (completing end of June).

Summer Session II (7 Credits)

  • TRF 655 Screenwriting and Production Workshop (3 credits)
  • EDU 603 Introduction to Qualitative Methods (3 credits)
  • M&E 610 Media and Education Master’s Colloquium I (1 credit)

Fall Semester (13 Credits)

  • Cultural Foundations Elective (3 credits) - choose one:
    • CFE 605 Race, Philosophy and Education
    • CFE 614 Critical Issues in Dis/ability and Inclusion
    • CFE 631 Introduction to Sociology and Anthropology of Education
    • CFE 776 Gender, Education and Culture
  • Visual Media Elective I (3 credits) - choose one:
    • COM 600 Social Media: Theory and Practice
    • ICC 565 Designing Interactivity
    • TRF 658 Producing Radio: On Air to Online
    • TRF 651 Filmmaking
    • TRF 652 Television Production
    • TRF 653 Shortform Production
    • TRF 654 Music Recording
    • TRF 656 Sound for Picture
    • TRF 659 Documentary Production
  • Education Elective (3 credit) - choose one:
    • EDU 610 The American School
    • CFE 621 History of Education in the United States
    • CFE 640 Inequality and Intergroup Relations in Education
    • CFE 775 Gender, Sexuality and Disability
    • DSP 930 Sociology and Anthropology of Education: Seminar in Special Topics
    • IDE 651 Message Design for Digital Media
    • IDE 853 Educational Media Theory and Research
    • RED 547 Children’s Literature
    • RED 607 Issues in Multicultural Literacy
    • EDU 778 Narrative Inquiry in Research and Creative Practice
  • Public Communications Elective (3 credits) - choose one:
    Students are invited to petition public communications electives not on this list along with a rationale for using them in their program of study.
    • COM 646 Media and Diversity
    • COM 755 Communications Theory
    • TRF 640 Topics in Critical and Historical Perspectives
    • TRF 683 Frontiers of Communication
  • M&E 610 Media and Education Master’s Colloquium II (1 credit)

Spring Semester 2016 (13 Credits)

  • CFE 662 Youth, Schooling and Popular Culture (3 credits)
  • Culture Study Elective (3 credits) - choose one:
    • ANT 672 Language, Culture and Society
    • PSC 753 International Political Economy
    • TRF 530 Selected Topics in Popular Culture
    • WGS 652 Feminism & Postcolonial Studies
    • SOC 880 Sociology of Education
    • ANT 553 Women and Social Change
  • Visual Media Elective II (3 credits) - choose one:
    For their visual media elective, students may enroll in any of the courses listed under Visual Media Elective-I listed on previous page, or the following courses if they have the necessary prerequisite.
    • TRF 600 Emerging Media Incubator
    • TRF 662 Advanced Television Production
    • TRF 668 Advanced Audio
    • TRF 669 Advanced Filmmaking
  • M&E 610 Media and Education Master’s Colloquium III (1 credit)
  • M&E 611 Proseminar in Media and Education (3 credits)

Summer Session I (3 Credits)

  • M&E 689 Media and Education Capstone (3 credits)