Film, Video and Media Studies

Videographer filming a student working on laptopThe Film, Video and Media Studies major is a combination of studying media, video and film's influence on culture, the impact it has on society, as well as learning applied production skills for work in the industry. You will learn about media from cultural and hands-on perspectives by taking both theory and production classes. Careers with this degree are diverse, giving you many options to consider.

The Film, Video and Media Studies equips you with the falling skills:

  • Digital Non-Fiction Production
  • Digital Fiction Production
  • Writing for Radio & Audio
  • Sound Production
  • Communication Ethics
  • Website Development
  • Global Media Literacy
  • Digital Media & Cultural Influence
  • TV & Film Script Writing
  • The Collaborative Process
  • Tools for Creativity
  • Interactive Media
  • Broadcast News/Journalism
  • Sports Media
  • Multimedia Planning & Design
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Documentary Storytelling

Requirements

Current requirements for film, video and media studies:

Film, Video and Media Studies

Declare as a major

If you are not currently in School of Communication and would like to switch to a film, video and media studies major, please meet with the School of Communication academic advisor to discuss the major.

You may declare a film, video and media studies major online when you have completed the Pre-Communication courses for your catalog year and have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5. If you have questions about the declaration form or your requirements, please contact the School of Communication academic advisor.

Declare this as your major