The BA in film and media studies in ASU's Department of English provides a comprehensive analysis of film, television, digital media and screenwriting. It develops students into critically informed writers, storytellers, critics and consumers of film and media.
The program teaches students skill sets such as project research, critical thinking and effective crafting of media messages which can lead to employment opportunities in a wide range of fields.
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Film (Film and Media Studies) (BA)
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Graduates with a degree in film and media studies possess skills that can be applied in a number of professional fields, including film, television, streaming, videogames, social media, marketing and communications, and in leadership roles within these areas of the media and entertainment industries:
- creative management
Some graduates have gone on to pursue graduate studies at prestigious universities while others elect to begin their careers. Graduates are prepared for employment as executives, screenwriters, producers, reviewers, teachers, marketers, analysts and bloggers.
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Writers and Authors||-2.3%||$67,120|
|Producers and Directors||10%||$76,400|
|Film and Video Editors||21.6%||$67,250|
|Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers||-2.3%||$67,120|
|Public Relations Managers|
|Public Relations Specialists||7.2%||$62,810|
|Media Programming Directors||10%||$76,400|
|Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes||11.8%||$75,420|
|Media Technical Directors/Managers||10%||$76,400|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
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