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Major: Film/Video and Photographic Arts


Introduction

Film/video and photographic arts programs focus on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production, as well as programs that focus on the principles and techniques of communicating information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film, plates, and digital images.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Documentary Production
  • Film/Cinema Studies
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Photography

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 8 graduates

Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years, 47 graduates

Associates degree, 41 graduates

Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years, 1 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 129 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Central Lakes College - Staples Staples
Century College White Bear Lake
Dakota County Technical College Rosemount
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
Winona State University Winona

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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