May 15, 2021  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog

Film and Television Minor


Jennifer Dobby Senior Lecturer
Chair, Department of Visual and Performing Arts

 

Program Goal:

To understand the economic, social, political, ideological and global contexts of screen media in order to cement the marketability and importance of film and television expertise within a breadth of industries.

Upon graduation, a Film and Television Minor will:

  1. Understand the history, theory and production of film and television, as well as the emerging technological platforms in the field.
  2. Receive hands-on training in writing, editing and producing innovative screen media: short films, television spots or commercials, music videos and computer animation.
  3. Critically analyze the economic and political impact of film and television on individuals and society, and understand how to work within a global media culture.
  4. Acquire crucial business skills such as budgeting, marketing and project/personnel management.
  5. Grow a portfolio of written and on-screen work to take into the job market or screen industries.