Media Arts

B.A. in Media Arts - On-Camera Performance


To prepare students for careers in on-camera performance, this concentration offers courses in acting, directing, voice-over, on-stage performance as well as auditions.

Admission Requirements

To qualify for acceptance into the B.A. in Media Arts - On-Camera Performance program:

  • Entering freshman must have a high school grade-point average of at least 80 and a combined SAT score of at least 1000.
  • Transfer students must have an overall gradepoint average of at least 2.0.
  • Submit a general application for admission through My LIU.

Graduation Requirements

Students must satisfy the Placement, Proficiency, Orientation and Core Curriculum criteria outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of this bulletin.

Core Curriculum requirements for this major are summarized below:
Core Seminar 3 credits
Humanities
English Composition 3 credits
English Literature 6 credits
Philosophy 6 credits
Foreign Language 6 credits
Social Sciences
History 6 credits
Social Sciences (ANT, ECO, POL, PSY, SOC) 6 credits
Science and Mathematics
Mathematics 3 - 4 credits
Science 10 credits
Communication, Visual & Performing Arts
Speech 3 credits
Visual & Performing Arts (ART, DNC, MUS, THE) 3 credits
Ancillary Requirements
Six (6) advanced credits in a single discipline other than Media Arts.
Major Requirements
General Requirements for major in Media Arts:
Foundation Courses (required): 12 credits
Area of Concentration Electives: 24 credits
TOTAL: 36 credits
12 credits of Foundation Courses
MA 100 Media Aesthetics 3.00
and
One (1) of the following courses:
MA 119 Business of Media Arts 3.00
MA 162 Photography Portfolio/Exhibition 3.00
MA 257 The Music Business 3.00
MUS 180 The Music Business 3.00
and
One (1) of the following courses:
MA 150 Writing for Visual Media 3.00
MA 152 Screenplay 3.00
and
One (1) of the following courses:
ART 108 History of Photography 3.00
MA 164 History of Photography 3.00
MA 187 Film and Television Studies 3.00
MA 239 Survey of Computer Art 3.00
and
24 credits from the following:
On-Camera Performance: Acting
MA 1581 On-Camera Performance I 3.00
MA 1582 On-Camera Performance II 3.00
MA 1583 On-Camera Performance III 3.00
MA 1591 Acting I 3.00
MA 1592 Acting II 3.00
MA 1585 Voice Over Performance 3.00
MA 565 Directing the Screen Actor 3.00
MA 199 Media Arts Internship 3.00