Prepared for a career in front of the camera or behind the scenes
The Communication, Film & Media Studies programs at the University of New Haven are designed to give you the specialized skills you need to creatively and successfully adapt to the continuing evolution of both interpersonal and mass communication.
Stresses the understanding of film as a creative form of communication. Student is introduced to basic techniques of motion picture production through lectures, audiovisual activity, and small-group involvement.
Theory and practice of techniques involved in the function and operation of a radio station. Microphone techniques, engineering operations, transmitter readings, logging, and programming will be included.
A study of drills and exercises in writing television and radio news, news releases, speeches, public service announcements, and film documentaries. Emphasis is placed on firsthand practical experience assignments and criticism of completed copy.
Examines the role played by individuals and/or the media in political, social, and commercial campaigns. Students look at a historical perspective and examine current trends, including the manipulation of media by candidates, advertisers, corporations, and groups. The impact and challenge of a new and constantly evolving media universe are examined. Legal and ethical issues regarding campaigns will be discussed. Examples of past campaigns and case studies will be reviewed. Students will also have the opportunity to design campaigns.
The University of New Haven offers a wide variety of in-depth courses that create a transformational educational experience for our students. To view the complete list of courses you'll take while pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Science in Communication, Film & Media Studies, check out the Academic Catalog:
Our faculty are leaders and innovators in their fields, bringing both deep professional experience and academic rigor to the classroom.
Whether you're still in high school or are transferring from another college, we offer full- and part-time opportunities for undergraduates from inside the U.S. and abroad. The admission process can begin as early as the end of your high school junior year.
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We offer a comprehensive financial aid program, with students receiving assistance in the form of grants, scholarships, student loans, and part-time employment. Funds are available from federal and state governments, private sponsors, and from university resources. More than 85 percent of the University's full-time undergraduate students receive some form of financial assistance.