Film and Media Studies Undergraduate Program

Explore media's influence on the culture

All cultures tell stories that communicate and embody their values and aspirations. Film and media studies will equip you with the critical and analytical skills required to understand how mass media simultaneously reflect, affect and shape modern society. Mastering critical studies skills will prepare you to succeed in graduate school and many careers in media or communication.

Degree options

Note about program name 

Film and media studies is listed as mass media: non-comprehensive on our majors list and in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Career options

A degree in media and film studies gives you opportunities to hone your communication, analytical, and critical thinking skills, which are essential in many career fields:

  • Advertising
  • Business
  • Government
  • Law
  • Media
  • Non-profit
  • Writing

Graduate options

Students who complete a degree in media and film studies are well equipped to pursue a graduate degree in fields like mass communications and film studies.