Business of Media & Film Studies Certificate

Listed below are the requirements for the Certificate in Business of Media & Film Studies. You are strongly advised to consult both the Film Studies advisor and your Business School advisor to ensure you stay on track towards a degree. Read more about the L&S degree requirements on the L&S Degree Requirements web pages.

Requirements

To obtain the certificate, the student must complete, with a minimum grade point average of 2.50, a minimum of 18 credits in approved BMFS courses as indicated below, 15 of which must be earned in residence at UWM. Of these 15 residence credits, 9 must be taken at the 300 level or above. Nine credits must be taken in the College of Letters and Science, and nine credits must be taken in the Lubar School of Business. Courses for the certificate may not be taken on a credit/no credit basis.

Credits earned at other institutions equivalent to courses in the certificate program may be accepted in partial fulfillment of the program requirements, subject to review by the Certificate Program Advisory Committee (BMFSAC). Students currently enrolled at UWM who have fulfilled some of the program’s requirements prior to the program’s approval may have their credits applied retroactively to the certificate program.

Required
BUS ADM 201Introduction to Financial Accounting3-4
or BUS ADM 230 Introduction to Information Technology Management
BUS ADM 360Principles of Marketing3
FILMSTD 212Intermediate Topics in Film Studies: (Business on Film)3
Select one of the following:3
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 290
Introduction to Film Studies
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 291
Introduction to Television Studies
Electives
Select one of the following:3
BUS ADM 330
Organizations
BUS ADM 397
Marketing Internship
BUS ADM 461
Consumer Behavior
BUS ADM 465
International Marketing
BUS ADM 467
Marketing Seminar:
Select one of the following:3
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 312
Topics in Film Studies: (Cinema and Digital Culture)
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 380
Media and Society:
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 391
Television Criticism and Theory
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 393
Entertainment Industries:
ENGLISH/FILMSTD 394
Theories of Mass Culture:
Total Credits18-19