Digital Cinema and Television

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Are you inspired to create and tell your own visual story? Satisfy your appetite for entertainment and pop culture with a concentration in Digital Cinema and TV. Develop an extensive knowledge of video graphics, editing and production. Our graduates land jobs as editors, videographers, producers, scriptwriters, and technical director

A concentration in this program is useful for any career in the film industry.  Students produce their own short films and television programs using high-definition equipment, and in the process learn a broad understanding of the moving image. Students also gain an understanding of the historical, aesthetic and management side of production.

Digital Cinema and Television requires a passion for film, and is good preparation for careers in such diverse areas as directing, producing and screenwriting. Whether it is film, making a music video or maintaining order on a set, most people in this industry have skills in digital cinema and television.


Digital Cinema and Television requires at least 72 hours in courses outside of the Department of Communication.

Major Requirements
CA 101: Intro to Communication
CA 220 (W): Writing Communication Media
CA 260: Digital Writing and Production
CA 300: Finds of Communication Research
CA 445: Ethics and Social Responsibility in Communication

Concentration Requirements
CA 241: Intro to TV Studio Production
CA 320-W: Broadcast Scriptwriting
CA 340: Video Field Production
CA 341: Intermediate TV Studio Production
CA 356: Digital Cinema Management
CA 440: Advanced Video Field Production

Choose One:
CA 343: Film History
CA 344: Film and TV Genres

Choose Two:
CA 240: Digital Cinema Production Basics
CA 244: Radio Broadcasting
CA 275: Decision Making- Small Groups
CA 283: Chinese Film- 3 credits
CA 284: Japanese Film
CA 343 (if not chosen above): Film History
CA 344 (if not chosen above): Film and TV Genres
CA 352: Media Literacy Information Age
CA 382: Photojournalism
CA 424-W: Rhetorical Criticism
CA 441: Advanced TV Studio Production
CA 452: The News Documentary 
CA 496: Professional Studies- Internship