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Film and Media Studies

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • Regional Scheduling Coordinator for the Programming Department, Fox Sports Net
    (CA, Dartmouth '00)
  • Senior Financial Analyst, NBC Universal
    (Dartmouth '03)
  • Editor, Sony Pictures Animation
    (CA, Dartmouth '98)
  • Senior Geologist, Shell Exploration and Production Co.
    (PA, Dartmouth '99)
  • Director, Barclay's Capital
    (UK, Dartmouth '98)
  • Designer, Stinkdigital
    (NY, Dartmouth '04)
  • Designer, Landwork Studio, Inc.
    (MA, Dartmouth '98)
  • Director - Relationship Management, Tamale RMS, Advent Software
    (IL, Dartmouth '98)
  • Criminal Appellate Attorney, Self-Employed
    (CA, Dartmouth '01)

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Major Description

Through a wide variety of theoretical courses as well as a limited number of courses in film and video production and screening, the department offers a major which provides a common grounding for all students in the theory, history, and criticism of film and television, while at the same time it asks that students take at least one course with a production component.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Audio/Visual Analysis
  • Media Literacy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Research Skills
  • Production project planning and budgeting
  • Skills in using analog and digital imaging and sound systems

Possible Career Paths

  • Film
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Internet
  • Advertising
  • Non-Broadcast Video Systems
  • Business

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Last Updated: 3/27/13