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Master of Humanities - Film Studies

Program Details

Tiffin University offers a Master of Humanities degree in Film Studies for students who are interested in studying human ideas in philosophy, history, written and spoken literature, specializing in the history and analysis of popular and independent film production. Students will learn about the humanities and their relationships in political, religious, social, historic and scientific contexts and how film has developed through the 19th to 21st centuries, the study of the format and its works. Students will study the formats of film and how film is used to entertain and to educate. The program prepares students for future studies in doctoral of liberal arts and the humanities and other fields related to human history and culture.

Students will study the liberal arts and humanities within a context of the development and styles of cinema. Those classes include aesthetics, literary theory, introduction to graduate humanities, studies in history, studies in philosophy, studies in human, political, and social sciences, creativity and its development, teaching college art, cult and independent film, documentary film, film censorship, third cinema, classic Hollywood cinema, and film theory.

Students completing the degree will have demonstrated expert education and professional qualifications in the study of the humanities, specializing in producing and analyzing of the cinema.  These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to demonstrate acquired skills and knowledge of the history of cinema as well as the study of the styles of cinema and general education areas that are the foundation to life skills and further education, to demonstrate a basic knowledge in several areas of the humanities, and to develop a broad foundation for advanced studies.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission