USC School of Cinematic Arts

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Founded in collaboration with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1929, the USC School of Cinematic Arts has fueled and mirrored the growth of entertainment as an industry and an art form. The School offers comprehensive programs in film and television production, writing, cinema and media studies, media arts and practice, animation and digital arts, and interactive media and games — all backed by a broad liberal arts education and taught by leading practitioners in each field.

Animation and Digital Arts, B.A.
Cinema and Media Studies, B.A.
Film and Television Production, BFA (first-years only)
Film and Television Production, B.A. (transfers only)
Interactive Entertainment, B.A.
Media Arts and Practice, B.A.
Writing for Screen and Television, BFA

International Programs
Animation and Digital Arts
Cinematic Arts
Digital Studies
Entertainment Industry
Game Animation
Game Audio
Game Design
Game Entrepreneurism
Game Studies
Game User Research
Media and Social Change
Science Visualization
Themed Entertainment
3-D Animation in Cinematic Arts
Cinema-Television for the Health Professions
2-D Art for Games
3-D Art for Games
Video Game Design and Management
Performing Arts Studies