Program Learning Outcomes

Media and Visual Culture Studies

Bachelor of Arts

By the time of graduation, Media and Visual Culture Studies majors will, at an appropriate level of sophistication, have demonstrated their ability to:

  1.      Interpret and produce media texts in light of the foundational skills of formal visual/aural analysis; applied in conjunction with theoretical perspectives;
  2.      Reflect on media and visual culture by comparing and interrelating texts in terms of both content and the contexts of production and consumption;
  3.      Analyze the ways in which relations of power are represented and mediated, using a range of interpretive methods and theories;
  4.      Devise and execute a significant research or creative project, including a substantial piece of writing, which builds on earlier work undertaken in the major.