» Undergraduate Programs

From Day 1, you’ll be encouraged to find your own voice as you develop your expertise and expand your understanding of storytelling in both mainstream Hollywood feature films and television as well as in the corporate and non-profit arenas through advertising and public relations.

You’ll be mentored by a faculty of real-world professionals who know how things are done from personal experience and are eager to “show you the ropes.”

Follow your dreams by undertaking a hands-on education. Learn how the film industry works --the “business of the business” -- from script to screen. Discover the world of corporate PR or life in an advertising agency. Create virtual characters for video games or special effects for feature films. No matter which path you follow, at the end of your four years here, you’ll be in a position to impress the powers that be in your chosen specialty.

B.A. Film Studies »

Study film history, critical theory and the language of aesthetics and develop the writing skills necessary to be a film critic or film historian.

B.F.A. Film Production »

Explore all areas of production from directing to cinematography, editing, production design or audio design. Figure out what interests you have and then tell the world your story.

B.F.A. Digital Arts »

Master the marriage of art created by hand and by computer as you design an animated character, create special effects, or use our motion capture stage to tell stories for the screen.

B.F.A. Creative Producing »

Learn the business behind the business. You will learn how to identify and develop creative properties, manage a budget, and assemble a team of key creatives; and that’s just the beginning.

B.A. Screenwriting »

Push your creativity to the limits as a screenwriter who gives the actors their voice through your words.

B.A. Public Relations and Advertising »

Become a storyteller for business as you sharpen your creative skills in writing and design and learn to strategically use all forms of media, from film to social media.

B.F.A. Screen Acting »

Bring stories to life in front of the camera as you develop your acting talent for stage and screen.

B.F.A. News/Broadcast Journalism and Documentary »

Tell stories for all types of visual media outlets by reporting the news or explore issues in a documentary.

B.F.A. Television Writing and Production »

Learn to develop characters, write dialogue, create a series “bible” and develop the on-going storylines that drive episodic television.

Minors »

Whatever major you decide to pursue, you can follow your other interests with a minor.