The Film and Television Studies Program emphasizes a broad knowledge of the media industry from a historical and theoretical point of view and prepares the student for a wide range of career and advanced degree opportunities.

By the end of our program, students are able to:

  • Demonstrate a nuanced knowledge of film history, national cinemas and theoretical principles. And apply this knowledge through the creation of motion media and/or composition of cogent and persuasive scholarly writing.
  • Identify and explain the perspectives and practices embedded in media products across time periods and cultures.
  • Recognize and evaluate the formal elements through which film, television and other motion media produce meaning.
  • Implement critical thinking skills in relation to media studies by conducting independent research and analysis.

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