Department of Communication, Media & Film
How are culture and identity reflected in and shaped by Communication, Media and Film?
The Department of Communication, Media and Film offers two programs of study: Communication and Media Studies (COMS) and Film Studies (FILM). Both programs aim to provide students with the specific skills, knowledge and flexibility required to understand how images and messages communicate meaning, preparing them for a complex and rapidly changing world.
As a Communication and Media Studies student you’ll take classes that engage you as a critical consumer of media and communication. You will study the impacts of new media, understand the importance of popular culture, analyze the significance of popular photography and food culture, among other topics. Graduates of Communication and Media Studies have gone on to prominent jobs in brand development and public relations; secured roles in arts-based companies and progressive start-ups. Many have also gone on to complete graduate degrees in Communication and Media studies or professional degrees such as Law, Education and Medicine. > Learn more about a degree in Communications
As a Film Studies student you’ll have the chance to take exciting classes that will allow you to understand the work of directors like Katherine Bigelow, Alfred Hitchcock, Terrence Malick, and Orson Welles. You can also learn about diverse genres and filmmaking practices, such as film noir, the French New Wave, documentary cinema, animation, and experimental film & video. Graduates of Film Studies have gone on to study at prestigious MA Programs and work for world-renowned film schools and International Film Festivals.