Screen Studies

Screen Studies

Degree requirements:

English: Screen Studies, BA

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The television screen is the gateway through which the modern world communicates their ideas, passions, and philosophies. In the Screen Studies program, you will incorporate film studies, television studies, and studies in new media into one immersive curriculum. Your studies cover a wide array of moving image productions and contexts—both American and international, fiction and non-fiction, narrative and avant-garde—and focus on the history, theory and aesthetics of screen-based representations, as well as their cultural and political impact.

Courses to expect for this major include Introduction to Film and TV, Screen Theory and Criticism, History of International Film and Culture, and The Moving Image.

Career Options

English majors are competitive for any career that requires clear and critical thinking as well as excellent speaking and writing skills. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields.

  • Secondary Education
  • Higher Education
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Counseling
  • Social Work
  • Editing
  • Publishing
  • Technical Writing
  • Professional Writing
  • Teaching English as a Second Language
  • Peace Corps
  • Public Relations
  • Government Service

Finish in Four

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The Finish in Four plans are designed to assist you in an eight semester plan guiding you to graduate within four years. You may use this as a guide to plan your undergraduate education, but you should adjust it to fit your personal goals.

Option - Screen Studies


Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students through the University, College of Arts and Sciences, and respective Departments.

When you complete the OSU admission application, you are automatically considered for the University Level scholarships.

Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.

The Department of English offers Departmental Level scholarships for eligible students.

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Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078