The media and film studies emphasis explores video, journalism, literature and film from different perspectives, offering you hands-on experience and a deep understanding of the impact of these forms of communication.


  • Through the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), students choosing this emphasis have the opportunity to spend a semester studying at the Los Angeles Film Studies Center.

Career opportunities

The media and film studies emphasis will provide you with a valuable introduction to journalism, literature, digital production and film, and prepares you for internships and careers in the ever-growing media and film industries.

Program director

Billie Jean Wiebe, Ph.D.
Billie Jean Wiebe, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Communication and English

Course listing

Required Courses (18 Units)

COM 330Writing and Reading Journalism3
COM 350Visual Rhetoric3
COM 355Digital Video Production I3
COM 380Film Studies3
COM 410Media and Society3
LIT 449Literature and Film 3or
COM 375Documentary Studies3
  • The Los Angeles Film Studies Center Program (CCCU) may fulfill 9-12 units in the emphasis.