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Cinema and Digital Media

College of Letters and Science

  • Bachelor of Arts

How do digital media and the cinematic arts work together, make meaning and effect change? Cinema and digital media is an interdisciplinary major that combines media theory, media history and media-making to help students develop a robust understanding of creative and computational media technologies. Students are encouraged to engage deeply with media to promote social justice, diversity and inclusivity. In cinema and digital media, students get hands on with collaborative research and tools for independent and experimental approaches to digital cinema and other screen-based work; sound, sound track and new music; community media; Web-based work; installations and site-based work.

Major Requirements

As a cinema and digital media major you will begin with preparatory course work that will give you a solid introduction to the major. For upper division, students in the major choose from the following two emphases: creative production or critical studies. There is plenty of crossover between the two emphases and the mobility you'll enjoy among course offerings will allow you to design your own concentration as you work toward a final project.

Contact Information

Degree Outcomes


  • Producer
  • Digital Media Marketer
  • Cinematographer
  • Editor
  • Game Designer

Graduate Study

  • Game design
  • Animation
  • Film and media arts
  • Film and television production
  • Film directing

Alumni Employers

  • Mitú
  • Viacom
  • Buzzfeed
  • Starz
  • 44 Blue Productions
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