Film and Television

Bachelor of Arts

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With the B.A. in Film and Television program at Lynn University, you’ll learn the art of filmmaking from professors who have experience with major networks, including ABC, Fox, Lifetime and the Oxygen Network.

As a film studies major at Lynn, you’ll be introduced to advanced technology, such as high-definition cameras, 3-D cameras and motion graphics. You’ll work and learn in an environment that mirrors the aspects of the film and television industries, and you’ll become an expert on the entire production process, from pre-production planning to post-production editing.

What you’ll learn in the B.A. in Film and Television program

  • Preplanning and post-production process 
  • Filmmaking and storytelling 
  • Writing, casting, sound recording and editing

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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Estimated annual tuition

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Step outside the classroom and enjoy hands-on learning opportunities and real-world experiences.

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Learning is more than sitting in a classroom 

Complete one three-week J-Term course and explore innovative ideas, topics and experiential learning. 

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Film and television curriculum

The film and television program focuses on the creative, technical and theoretical study of cinema, television and video media. Learn critical pre-production and post-production skills, such as screenwriting, shot selection, cinematography, casting and actor collaboration. 

Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits in the following categories:

  • 60 university core curriculum credits
  • 12 CIC core credits
  • 33 major credits
  • 15 free elective credits

Course preview

COM 103 Acting I
Study the basic techniques of acting such as script analysis, character development, objectives, actions, obstacles and subtext through scene and monologue performances.

COM 130 Film Appreciation
Study cinema as an art form, a craft and as a major commercial industry. Learn language and grammar of cinema, narrative structure, stylistic techniques and the basics of film criticism.

COM 227 Videography
Examine the basic elements of pre-visualization and videography techniques that are applied in a variety of production platforms. Focus on creative storytelling through image composition, camera movement, editing, sound, lighting and on-air performance.

Film jobs and careers

Earning your bachelor’s degree in film and television from Lynn can open the door to many film jobs and careers, including: 

  • Director 
  • Set designer 
  • Video editor 
  • Technical production specialist 
  • Set manager 
  • Film critic 

Graduates of the film and television bachelor’s degree program have gone on to work for many well-known companies, such as: 

  • Ryan Seacrest Productions 
  • Nickelodeon
  • VH1
  • JetBlue Airways
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