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BA or BFA in Film, TV, & Media Arts

Quinnipiac University
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Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
11 July 2022
BA or BFA in Film, TV, & Media Arts

About this program

BA or BFA Film, Television and Media Arts

  • From directing a summer blockbuster to producing an Emmy Award-winning TV series, working in film and television requires a passion for storytelling.
  • In the Film, Television and Media Arts (BA and BFA) programs, you'll combine storytelling skills with the ability to create compelling digital content for both the large and small screens.
  • From day one, you'll learn how to project your creative vision to a wide range of audiences. Coursework focuses on intensive hands-on training in all phases of digital media production, and has you producing content for theatrical, television and web-based distribution.

Admission requirements

  • High school transcript
  • A personal essay on a topic of particular meaning and interest to you that tells us who you are and speaks to your values, goals and aspirations as a student
  • At least one letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor or someone who can reflect on your dedication and work ethic
  • 4 years of English
  • 3+ years of mathematics
  • 3+ years of science
  • 2 years of social science and foreign language
  • 3 academic electives

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Required School of Communications core courses

  • Media Industries and Trends
  • Visual Design
  • Storytelling

School of Communications Requirements

  • Global Issues and Cultures, select two courses
  • FTM drama requirement, select one course
  • Performance Fundamentals
  • Acting I
  • Voice and Movement
  • Any course outside the School of Communications at the 00-level or higher
  • Seminars for Success
  • Communications First-Year Seminar
  • Media Career Development

Required FTM courses

  • Understanding Film
  • Single Camera Production
  • Multicamera Production
  • Analysis of the Moving Image
  • Intermediate Production
  • History of Film I (to 1975)
  • History of Film (and Television) II
  • Directing Film and Television
  • Screenwriting
  • Senior Seminar in Film and Television
  • Senior Project Colloquy: Preproduction
  • Senior Project Colloquy: Production
  • Communications Career Internship

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the University website for more information.


Tuition fees: $48,680

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Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational university made up of approximately 7,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students from over 60 countries. With a mission to build the University of the Future, Quinnipiac offers 150 programs and counting that will prepare...

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Why study at Quinnipiac University

Bring us your ambition. We will help you unleash it. At Quinnipiac, you will find the academic excellence and individualized support needed to thrive in today's global marketplace. Our nationally recognized programs rank among the best in the country while our small class sizes allow you to form deep connections with your classmates and professors.

We are home to nine unique schools ranging from business and engineering, to education and nursing. We are also among the 2.1% of schools in the United States who are home to a School of Medicine and Law. This diversity allows you to engage in interprofessional collaboration and gain a holistic perspective on your field of study, leaving you better prepared for real-world scenarios. It is part of why Quinnipiac has been ranked as the #1 school for job placement in the United States for three straight years.

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Contact info

Quinnipiac University

275 Mt Carmel Ave
06518 Hamden CT
United States of America (USA)

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