Film and Television

Bachelor of Arts

The film and television program is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to build successful careers in film, television and video media. Citizens of the 21st century will be empowered and employable as they develop fluency in visual storytelling and production.

The film and television program emphasizes the creative, technical and theoretical study of the cinema, television and video media. Preproduction,production and post-production skill-sets taught in the major include: screenwriting, shot selection, cinematography, casting and collaborating with actors and TV journalists, script supervising, sound recording and non-linear video editing with a multi-layered sound track. Students work collaboratively and have an opportunity to master their technical competency with state-of-the-art technology.

The film and television program is intended for students who are interested in positions in the wide ranging industries of film, television, video and Internet-delivered media, whether they are located in Hollywood, New York or smaller film production centers that produce entertainment, information and corporate films and video.

CIC core requirements 12 credits
COM 108 Media Literacy 3
COM 202 Communication Strategies and Performance 3
COM 310 Applied Media 3
COM 484 Film and Television Capstone 3
  • COM 310 also meets DSSA 300 requirement
  • COM 484 also meets DJCG 400 requirement
Upper level electives 3 credits
Upper Level Elective 3
Free elective 11 credits
Elective 11
Total 120 credits

3-year plan

4-year plan