Communication Arts Major: Cinema and Media Arts Option (B.A.)

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Students choosing the Cinema & Media Arts option study the creative media industries with a focus on developing professional skills and knowledge relating to careers in film, television and radio. Courses cover topics such as narrative, screenwriting, audio and video production, film history and criticism, documentary, and audience research methods. Students may elect to take an internship in the area of cinema and media arts to help fulfill requirements for the Option.

Students must complete all of the Communication Arts major requirements. The option in Cinema and Media Arts consists of 24 credits as distributed below. Courses may be used toward the Communication Arts Degree requirements as well as the Cinema and Media Arts option. Courses applied to the option must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and overall GPA of 2.0. Transfer students must complete a minimum of 12 credits at UNH Manchester.

Program Requirements

I. Select three of the following:12
Media Writing
Fundamentals of Video Production
Advanced Video Production
Fundamentals of Audio Prod
Advanced Topics in Digital Media Production 1
Advanced Screenwriting
Special Topics in Applied Communication 1
II. Select two of the following:8
Internship/Communication in the Urban Community
Image and Sound
History of Film
Special Topics in Communication Organization, History, and Policy 1
III. Select one of the following:4
Research Methods in Media
Film History/Theory and Method
Independent Study 1
Total Credits24

 Topic must be related to cinema and media arts.

 For more information, contact Jeff Klenotic, program coordinator, at (603) 641-4130 or, or contact the Office of Admissions, (603) 641-4150.