Film/TV/Media Concentration

Media Arts majors concentrating in Film, Television and Media are required to take courses relevant to this area of study with a particular emphasis on the moving image. This academic path, however, is meant to be enriching rather than confining. The Department of Communication and Media Arts understands that our field engages with a constantly changing media landscape, and we are committed to giving our students ample room within the major to choose their own path.

A Media Arts major with a concentration in Film, Television and Media moves through the following curriculum:

Required Courses | 48 Credits

  • CM 101: Introduction to Media Culture    3 CR
  • CM 102: Introduction to Media Production    3 CR
  • CM 201: Art of the Moving Image    3 CR
  • CM 212: Media Literacy: Critical Writing    3 CR
  • CM 300: Senior Seminar    3 CR
  • CM 397: Senior Project I    3 CR
  • CM 398: Senior Project II    3 CR
  • 3 Additional CM Production Courses
  • 3 Additional CM History/Theory Courses
  • 2 Additional CM Electives

One course from the following:

  • CM 121: History of Film 1
  • CM 122: History of Film 2
  • CM 123: History of Film 3
  • CM 124: History of Broadcasting

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The Department of Communication and Media Studies also offers a Film and Television minor.