Electronic Media & Film Major

Film and electronic media increasingly shape our view of the world.  Bring your creative voice to life, and learn to create content, produce, analyze and critique a range of genres.

Study the aesthetics and production of film, television and radio. Within each of three concentrations, you can develop skills in writing, media history and criticism, and professional media production. The major will prepare you for careers in film, television, video, audio, radio and other media.

Choose Your Concentration

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Film/Video/Digital Media

Delve into the history of film and electronic media. Learn the production techniques required to create and broadcast performance and news programming on film and video. View degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.

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Explore the fundamentals of audio and radio production and how it is applied in the music, cable and news industries. View degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.


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Film and Media Studies

Discover how content is created and produced, analyze the worldwide impact of film and media coverage, and participate in discussions and critiques of various genres. View degree requirements for the major in the Undergraduate Catalog.


You will be assigned an adviser to help you design a program to meet your needs.  Meet with your adviser each semester to discuss your progress toward graduation and possible career opportunities.

Admission Requirements

Electronic media and film is a screened major leading to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. Students are considered a pre-electronic media and film major until they fulfill all requirements necessary for full major status. Learn more about admission to the major.

Why Towson University?

Media Access

Towson University’s Media Center gives you the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in creating your own productions. Take advantage of the journalism, multi-media, video and audio labs. You can also get involved with the university’s student-run radio or television stations.

Internship Opportunities

Gain professional experience and valuable contacts through an internship. Our majors have interned with CNN, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, network television stations, Hearst radio stations, American Film Institute, Maryland Public Television, the Baltimore Ravens and many other organizations.

Study Abroad

Find out how you can incorporate a study abroad experience into your academic program and pursue coursework in some of the world’s largest media markets.