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Courses for a Degree in Film and Media

In addition to a focus on film and media courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Film and Media Courses:

  • Introduction to the Film Medium
  • Film and Media Aesthetics
  • History of the Silent Film
  • History of the American Sound Film
  • American Popular Culture
  • Classical Film/ Media Theory
  • Contemporary Concepts in Media Studies
  • Documentary Film and Video
  • Experimental Film and Video
  • Basic Video Production
  • Basic Film Production
  • Animation
  • Film History
  • Scriptwriting
  • Directed Project/ Study
  • Media Internship

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology