Radio, Television & Film

Radio, Television & Film

Welcome to Radio, Television & Film!

Radio TV Film Mission Statement
Through rigorous degree programs that nurture creative expression within a liberal arts and professional context, the Department of Radio, Television, & Film prepares majors for a variety of careers in the media industries and beyond. Integrating theory and practice, the program emphasizes writing, critical thinking, media aesthetics and history, cultivation of professional skills and ethics, and hands-on experience with industry-standard technology. The department seeks to empower the faculty by promoting their professional achievements as teachers, creators, and scholars by providing a positive environment that fosters artistic and scholarly achievement and rigorous intellectual effort. The department offers a variety of general education courses and other activities aimed at exposing the entire university community to the rich history and cultural influence of our field while promoting aesthetic awareness, artistic freedom and civic responsibility. RTF is committed to promoting diverse approaches to storytelling and to creating an inclusive and equitable learning community within and outside of the classroom.
Students may choose to focus their studies by completing one of the following optional concentrations within the RTF major:
• Production Concentration
• Film & TV Studies Concentration
• Broadcast & Video System Concentration

B.A. in Radio, Television & Film

This diverse program offers students courses in radio, television and film production, as well as the history, business, and aesthetics of the media.

B.F.A. in Biomedical Art & Visualization

BMAV students combine artistic talent and strong visual communication skills with natural science in this one-of-a-kind discipline.

M.A. in Television Studies

Graduate students explore the principles of writing for, on, and about television through this Master of Arts program.

Minor in Photography

The photography minor is designed to offer an aesthetic, technical, critical, and practical understanding of photography and its myriad applications.

Minor in New Media

The New Media Minor will allow students to explore evolving media with a focus on the expressive qualities of interactive and digital technology.

Minor in Film and Television Studies

The Minor in Film and Television Studies offers students critical approaches to the study of film and television in media aesthetics, history, and theory.