Film is a concentration of the Communication major

Curry's film concentration will prepare you for careers in this vast and expanding field. Film is growing as an industry in the Boston area and beyond. The study of film and the film industry through a wide range of courses in film history, film aesthetics and appreciation, film production, independent studies, and internships.

As a film student you will learn the history of film, directing and production techniques, and take hands-on courses in DSLR film production, 4K HD video, screenwriting, acting and more.


Internships are available at the top production facilities in the greater Boston area, New York City and Los Angeles. Motivated students can even spend an entire semester in L.A. or New York experiencing productions up close.

Please review our film concentration courses below:

Required (9 credits):
COM 2492 Introduction to Film: The History of Film 3
COM 2493 Introduction to Film: Art and Form 3
COM 2498 Film Criticism 3

Choose two of the following (6 credits):
COM 2220 Screenwriting for Film and Television 3
COM 2700 The Business of Hollywood 3
COM 2760 Video Field Production 3
COM 2761 Digital Video Editing 3
COM 2780 Digital Documentary and Moviemaking 3

Choose one of the following (3 credits):
COM 3650 Media, Culture and Society 3
COM 3760 RED Camera Film Production 3
COM 3805 Film Topics 3

Choose one of the following (3 credits):
COM 3450 Internship in Film Production or Film Studies 3
COM 4050 Independent Studio 3
COM 4100 Independent Reading 3

Total: 21 Credits

Semester in N.Y.C.

New York City is the media and business capital of the world and Curry students can be right in the center of the action with the Communication department's Semester in New York City internship program.

Semester in L.A.

Do you dream about experiencing the glitz and glamour of Hollywood? Interested in working behind the scenes at a major TV/film studio? Want to assist producers, video editors, actors and more? Then the Curry College: Semester in L.A. program is for you.


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