Film and Television Education
- Programs under this Major:
- Certificate Program (CERT)
Department: School of Theatre, Film & Television
- (520) 621-7008
- (520) 621-2412
- Mailing Address:
- Drama Bldg. Room 239
P.O. Box 210003
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Certificate Program (CERT)
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No Financial Aid information specified.
Standardized Test Requirements
Please see other requirements below.
Other Application Requirements
No Deadline specified.
Minimum Credit Hours
Examines the history of film and television and also connects movies and television programs to the historical time periods in which they were created. Outcomes include: knowledge of the historical development of film and television as art forms and industries; the ability to place films and television programs in their historical contexts; an understanding of the connection between films and television programs and the social and cultural environments in which they were created.
The Language of Media (M AR 551, 3 units)
Concentrates on the techniques that contribute to story and themes, such as cinematography, editing, and sound. Outcomes include: knowledge of technical media terms (such as types of shots, framing, editing, etc.) and their application to media; analysis of these techniques in communicating meaning to the audience.
Understanding the Media Business (M AR 552, 3 units)
Explores how the business of film and television affects what we see on the screens by examining the role of economic decisions in their development. Outcomes include: knowledge of how the media business operates; an understanding of how the media industries affect what we see in films and television programs.
Digital Media Today (M AR 553, 3 units)
Considers the growing role of digital media, how digital media impact our access to information and entertainment, and the relationship between audiences/consumers/citizens and their access to digital media. Outcomes include: knowledge of the growing media resources available on the internet and other digital platforms; an understanding of the important ways that these resources are shaping our society; the ability to analyze the informational and entertainment content available digitally, particularly in relationship to the content seen in more traditional media.
Representing Cultures in Media (M AR 554, 3 units)
Examines how and why film and television represent people of different ethnic, racial, gender, religious, geographic, and socio-economic backgrounds. Outcomes include: knowledge of the ways that different groups tend to be represented in the media; an understanding of why these representations are dominant; the ability to explore the impact of these representations on society.
Other Requirements for Successful Completion of the Program
within 3 years;
with a 3.0 GPA