Program Learning Outcomes
A student who graduates with a major in Film Studies should be able to:
- Demonstrate their understanding of the critical and technical language associated
with film studies, including genres, classic narrative and non-narrative forms, mise-en-scène,
cinematography, editing, sound, and modes of screen reality.
- Demonstrate their critical thinking, analytical, research, and public presentation
skills as well as the use of print and technology sources appropriate to the discipline
of film studies, including their application to issues of ethnic, gender, and cultural
- Demonstrate their ability to articulate, through close reading and writing, their
own worldviews. They will be able to explain and respond thoughtfully to the religious,
social, ideological, spiritual, moral, and ethical values implied in film texts through
their close readings and reflections
- [Students with an emphasis in digital media production:] Demonstrate their skills
in the praxis of film production.