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Communication, Media, Arts, and Design

Film Studies


  • Oxford
  • Co-Major
  • On Campus

Direct Your Future in Film

Film Studies is a co-major that explores the interaction between film, culture, and society. You’ll become fluent in the language of film as you engage in the rigorous analysis of films from a variety of genres, time periods, and countries. If you’re interested in production, you’ll also have the opportunity to direct, shoot, and edit your own short films.

Contact Info

Kerry Hegarty, Ph.D.

Lead Departmental Advisor

Department of Media, Journalism and Film

120 Williams Hall, 350 S. Oak St., Oxford, OH 45056


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Curriculum and Courses

The courses you choose will open up a wealth of career opportunities — not lock you into one occupation. You’ll extend your education way beyond the classroom to every area of your life.

At Miami, there is something for everyone.

Course Catalog

Career Options

Film Studies' emphasis on interdisciplinary connections and cinema as a global medium means that our students are exposed to diverse ideas and peoples, and consequently, as graduates, they are able to establish unique paths for themselves wherever they go.

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • 90% First-to-second year retention

    Miami University Data

  • 21st Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate

    The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

  • 96% of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019

    Miami University Data


Bryce Masona
  • I enjoy staying after class to talk to the film studies faculty because they push me to expand upon the knowledge I already have and help personalize it to my post-college goals.

    Bryce Mysona '21
    Film Studies, Interactive Media Studies

Admission and Aid

This is Where Your Journey to Miami University Begins.

Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

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