What will I learn?

Pursue various modes of production, including experimental, narrative, documentary, and animation. Built on excellent coursework and dynamic outside learning opportunities, the major will prepare you to enjoy rewarding careers in the film industry.

Courses

Core coursework is centered on studio concepts, production, and transmedia. Sample courses include:

Sound/Image

Cinematic Modes of Production

Film Scriptwriting

Problems of Film Perception

Filmmaking: Storytelling Production

Practical Experience

Film offers several experiential learning opportunities in addition to coursework.

Get involved with the annual Syracuse International Film Festival.

Make short 35mm films and take other film studio electives during a semester abroad in Prague at FAMU, The Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts.

Which department am I in?

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Study options

Full Time (129 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$52,210.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

31 August 2020

Venue

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Syracuse University,

200 Crouse College,

SYRACUSE,

New York,

13244-4407, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you are currently enrolled in, or have graduated from, an accredited secondary school, please apply as a first-year student.

For international students

If you are currently enrolled in, or have graduated from, an accredited secondary school, please apply as a first-year student.

English Proficiency: Preferred TOEFL – 80; Preferred IELTS – 6.5; Preferred Cambridge – 176.

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About this uni

Syracuse University is a world-renowned institution with a reputation for excellence based in New York State.

  • Beautiful campus with on-site housing
  • One of the world’s top 300 universities
  • Strong reputation for research and innovation
  • Close-knit student body