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 + Digital Arts, BFA
Cinema and Media Studies, B.A.
Film and Television Production, BFA (first-years only)
Film and Television Production, B.A. (transfers only)
Game Art, BFA
Game Development and Interactive Design, BFA
Media Arts + Practice, B.A.
Themed Entertainment, BFA
Writing for Screen and Television, BFA

Animation and Digital Arts
Cinematic Arts
Digital Studies
Entertainment Industry
Future Cinema
Game Animation
Game Audio
Game Design
Game Entrepreneurism
Game Studies
Game User Research
Immersive Media
Media and Social Change
Science Visualization
Themed Entertainment
3-D Animation in Cinematic Arts