Film (Film and Media Studies) (BA)

The BA in film with a concentration in film and media studies is an innovative program in the study of film, television and digital media. The program provides students with the analytical, creative and communication skills to interpret and produce media texts, empowering them to be critical scholars, consumers and practitioners of media culture.

Upon graduation, students are prepared for employment opportunities as executives, screenwriters, producers, reviewers, teachers, marketers, analysts and bloggers.

Degree Offered

Film (Film and Media Studies) (BA)
Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of

Location
Tempe, Online

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Career Outlook

The film and media studies concentration provides undergraduates with skills that can be applied in a number of professional fields, including as leaders within these areas of the media and entertainment industries:

  • creative management
  • criticism
  • development
  • marketing
  • regulation
  • teaching

Some graduates of film and media studies have gone on to pursue graduate studies at prestigious universities, while others elect to begin their careers at the completion of their degree program.

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:


Career*growth*median salary
Media and Communication Workers, All Other 9.9%$47,900
Public Relations and Fundraising Managers 10.4%$111,280
Public Relations Specialists 8.8%$59,300
Directors- Stage, Motion Pictures, Television, and Radio 12.2%$71,620
Program Directors 12.2%$71,620
Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes4.7%$64,940
Producers 12.2%$71,620

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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