Film Video and Photographic Arts Major

Description: A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production. Is Film Video and Photographic Arts the right major for you?
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Film Video and Photographic Arts Major

What Kinds of Students Major in Film, Cinema and Video?

What Courses Do Film, Cinema and Video Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Film, Cinema and Video majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Advanced Film Theory
  • Classical Film Theory
  • Experimental Film
  • Film As Document
  • Independent Film Making
  • Industrial Film
  • Introductory To Film/Video Production
  • Photography
  • Science Fiction Film
  • Television Criticism
  • Theories Of Mass Culture
  • Women And Film
  • World Cinema