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Mass Communication - TV and Film, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Cape Girardeau, MO, United States
The Mass Communication - TV and Film program of the Southeast Missouri State University prepares students to enter this fast-paced field through a combination of innovative curriculum design, access to dedicated faculty who successfully combine both professional skill sets and academic credentials, and experiential learning opportunities.
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Overview

Qualified, veteran television and film faculty interact with students in small class environments.

TV & Film graduates work in broadcasting and publishing industries, as well as in corporate settings. Examples of job titles include film director, lighting technician, video producer, sound technician, news editor and screenwriter.

Majors of the Mass Communication - TV and Film program of the Southeast Missouri State University learn to write, shoot, and edit news and informational public affairs programming.

Students write screenplays and create short films that can be entered into Southeast’s Fault Line Film Festival.

What You'll Do

  • Produce news and informational programming that will be broadcast on the local CBS and FOX affiliates in the 81st DMA.
  • Write screenplays and create short films that can be entered into Southeast’s Fault Line Film Festival.
  • Be active members of the Media Communication Association-International and attend the annual meeting of the National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas.
  • Write, shoot and edit news and informational and public affairs programming.
  • Direct multi-camera in-studio and remote productions and direct short films.

Internships & Career Opportunities

  • AT&T
  • ESPN
  • MEC
  • Red Letter Communications, Inc.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic TV & Film Production
  • Video Postproduction
  • Screenwriting
  • Sports Broadcast Production
  • Television Directing
  • Advanced Film Production

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit your Online application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, etc.) for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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