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Cinema and Media Studies

Gettysburg College

48 months
61760 USD/year
61760 USD/year
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The Cinema and Media Studies program of Gettysburg College will provide a broad liberal arts perspective on a powerful part of students’ lives today.


The Cinema and Media Studies program of Gettysburg College is a major and also a minor that include approaches from both Cinema Studies and paradigms for studying popular culture commonly known as Cultural Studies. 

Students will understand these media as not merely artistic forms, but also as cultural, economic and socio-political entities.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will gain a visual literacy in cinema and other media as texts, analyzing in depth how they are put together.
  • Students will understand larger contexts for cinema and other media, namely the institutional, economic and socio/political dynamics always underpinning these media texts, most of all from a historical perspective that sheds light on present day conditions.
  • Students will understand and critique various theories employed to explain media phenomena, including both aesthetic and cultural theories of cinema, television and other media.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Graphic Novels to Film
  • Race, Language, and the American Media
  • American Civil War on Film
  • Global Media Cultures
  • Global Media Industries
  • Video Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form: Gettysburg College uses the Common Application, and students are strongly encouraged to submit their application online.
  • Official secondary school records.
  • Teacher recommendation.
  • Counselor recommendation.
  • Official SAT I or ACT scores: Official scores should be sent to the College. The institutional codes for Gettysburg College are 2275 (SAT) and 3580 (ACT).
  • English language proficiency testing.
  • International Student financial statement.
  • Financial aid application for International Students.
  • Interviews: While interviews are not required, Gettysburg College does value the opportunity to learn more about you beyond your application. 
  • Passport information.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    61760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 61760 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    61760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 61760 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Gettysburg

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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