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Cinematic Arts, Film and Television Production

University of Southern California

B.A. On Campus
48 months
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57256 USD/year
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About

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinematic Arts, Film and Television Production, at University of Southern California equips students with a thorough understanding of the technical and aesthetic aspects of the moving image. Production courses cover all aspects of filmmaking and promote a collaborative environment for learning the expression of original ideas through film and video.

Overview

The Bachelor of Arts in Cinematic Arts, Film and Television Production offered at University of Southern California is granted through the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences in conjunction with the School of Cinematic Arts. Students study within a framework which combines a broad liberal arts background with specialization in a profession. 

Bachelor of Arts students are enrolled in the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, where they take their preprofessional courses, including the general education requirements. Major courses are selected from the curriculum of the School of Cinematic Arts. The degree requires 128 units, including 16 lower-division units and 26 upper-division units in Cinematic Arts. A maximum of 40 School of Cinematic Arts upper-division units will apply to the BA degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Cinema
  • History of the International Cinema 
  • Directing in Television, Fiction, and Documentary
  • Cinematic Arts Laboratory
  • Intermediate Production
  • The Production and Post-Production Assistant
  • Writing the Short Script 
  • Television Script Analysis
  • The Screenplay
  • Motion Picture Script Analysis
  • Global Media
  • History of the American Film, 1925–1950
  • History of the American Film, 1946–1975
  • History of the American Film, 1977–present
  • Non-Fiction Film and Television
  • Practicum in Film/Television Criticism
  • Latina/o Screen Cultures
  • Film and/or Television Genres
  • Film and/or Television Style Analysis
  • Culture, Technology and Communications
  • Transmedia Entertainment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Test Scores
  • Transcripts: First-year applicants should submit official transcripts of all high school and college coursework completed.
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation: One letter is required from either your school counselor or a teacher from your school. Applicants to the School of Cinematic Arts must submit three letters of recommendation.
  • Portfolio, resumé and/or additional writing samples: if required by major. Performance majors may also require auditions. Refer to the Additional Application Requirements section, below, for more information.
  • Submit your fall grades (when available)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57256 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57256 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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