Learning Outcomes | Film Studies

After Pacific | Our graduates work in a variety of fields, from television to newspapers to web design and marketing.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the historical and theoretical relations of media to structures of power, economics, and ideology of a selection of international and American films and media.
  • Demonstrate media literacies through the development of critical, analytical and argumentation skills and dependent research.
  • Identify and describe key terms and concepts and major trends and periods related to various modes of production (narrative, documentary, experimental, and/or animation), film history, and theory.

Program Purpose

The media arts department enables students to become creative media makers and critical thinkers. Students are encouraged to create media as self-expression to engage with the world around them, to foster inter-cultural and interdisciplinary dialogue; and to reflect on social issues.