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FILM (BA)

We teach craft. We inspire vision.

Pursue your passion for the art of filmmaking, learn the craft, and develop your unique creative vision. Study the great filmmakers and apply what you learn to write, direct, produce, design, and edit your own projects. Recognized by Variety magazine as both a top school for media and entertainment professionals and as a “stellar” film program worldwide, Hofstra provides students with state-of-the-art facilities andreal-world experiences.

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OVERVIEW If you have always dreamed of working on a movie set, a film degree from Hofstra will give you the opportunity to work in state-of-the-art facilities, learn the craft and develop your unique, creative vision with the help of professors who are award-winning filmmakers, and do it all just a quick train ride from the best backlot in the world — New York City.

SELECTED COURSE OFFERINGS Producing the Motion Picture | The Art of Film Editing | Introduction to Animation Techniques | Screenwriting Seminar | Sound Design for Film | Directing for the Screen | Introduction to Cinema Studies | Introductory Film Production | Film History | Documentary Film and Video Production | Cinematography and Lighting for Film

OUTCOMES Many film graduates go on to careers in independent filmmaking, while others obtain positions with prestigious employers or continue their studies at top graduate schools. Recent alumni work at companies such as: Marvel Entertainment • Netflix • VICE Media • Lionsgate News 12 Long Island • Goldcrest Films • 3 Axis Studios • Radio City Music Hall

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JOURNALISM (BA) Tell stories that matter.

Launch your career in the media capital of the world with access to the most renowned news outlets. Develop strong communication, writing, and critical thinking skills while gaining expertise in news writing and reporting, shooting and editing video, digital storytelling, podcasting, social media, and using the latest industry tools and software. Hofstra’s journalism program is fully accredited, distinguishing it as one of the finest in the country.

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OVERVIEW

Our award-winning professors bring outstanding professional resumes to the classroom, where they mold the newsmakers and news breakers of tomorrow. Students can prepare for a career in online, broadcast, or print journalism, learn the latest in digital storytelling, social media, and information graphics, and even pursue a concentration in sports media.

SELECTED COURSE OFFERINGS Multimedia Journalism Video | Photojournalism | News Producing and Management | Advanced Social Media Design and Visual Strategies | Feature and Magazine Writing | Digital Storytelling Tools | News Writing and Reporting Sports Media concentration courses include Broadcast News Writing and Reporting, Sports Reporting, and Television Sports Reporting and Producing.

OUTCOMES Hofstra produces some of the finest journalists and communication experts in the country. Herbert School graduates are pursuing promising careers with prominent companies including: Dow Jones • The New York Times • ABC News • CNN • The Walt Disney Company • Sirius XM ESPN • Bleacher Report • Buzzfeed • Wall Street Journal • Vice Media • Fox News Channel • CBS NPR • NY1 • Mashable • MLB Network • MSNBC • NBC News

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MEDIA STUDIESÂ (BA)

Master the trends that shape your future.

Discover the aspects of media that most interest you and build an indepth understanding of how media works and how it impacts society. A degree in Mass Media Studies is a gateway to a rewarding career in a wide variety of fields such as law, management, politics, journalism, and education.

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OVERVIEW With three concentrations to choose from and a faculty of accomplished scholars, students learn to question, research and analyze the social, legal, political, historical and economic factors that influence the media and its impact on society.

SELECTED COURSE OFFERINGS Media and the Law | Media Literacy: Criticism and Analysis | Understanding Global Media and News Systems | Celebrity, Culture and Media | Social Media, Technologies and Policy | The Mass Media, Politics and Policy Making | Mass Media: History and Development | Mass Communications in Contemporary Society | Theories of Media | Research in Mass Media Studies

OUTCOMES Job growth for media studies majors are projected to increase nearly 17 percent by 2026, according to data retrieved in July 2018 by Burning Glass Technologies. Mass media studies prepares you for a wide range of career paths for mass media studies majors, among them:

Broadcast journalist • Editorial assistant • Information officer • Media planner • Multimedia specialist • Social media manager • Web content manager • Writer

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PUBLIC RELATIONS (BA) Make communication your business.

Prepare for an exciting and creative career that combines a passion for writing, current events and media with the ability to solve problems, think strategically and communicate effectively. At The Herbert School, you will develop skills in digital and social media, crisis communication, integrated marketing, visual design, online video content, copywriting and media relations.

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OVERVIEW Learn how to use a variety of communication methods that are as limitless as your imagination – from press releases, media interviews, and social media to creating viral video campaigns and planning special events to generate buzz for your client’s products and services with the media, consumers, and other audiences.

SELECTED COURSE OFFERINGS Media Relations | International and Intercultural Public Relations | Principles of Marketing | Digital Tools for Public Relations | Public Relations Campaigns | Writing for Public Relations and Media | Media Ethics | Mass Media: History and Development | Media Literacy: Criticism and Analysis | Fundamentals of Public Relations

OUTCOMES Our alumni are working in every industry, with some of the top companies and organizations in their fields. Hofstra graduates are pursuing promising careers with prominent companies including:

Google • 21st Century Fox • Sirius XM • New Jersey Symphony Orchestra • Madison Square Garden • Viacom/Paramount • Ogilvy Public Relations • Republic Records • Sunshine Sachs Rubenstein Associates • Weber Shandwick • The Foundation for AIDS Research • Carnegie Hall

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RADIOÂ (BA) Find your voice.

An explosion in audio formats and programming has made podcasts and digital radio some of the most accessible and consumed formats of media. The Herbert School’s multimedia studios with industry standard technology will give you the tools to create a variety of news, entertainment, public service, music, and live programming. A degree in Audio/Radio will prepare you for a career in a transformative industry.

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OVERVIEW Your Hofstra degree will prepare you to work in any audio/video setting including traditional AM/FM, web radio, podcasting, satellite radio, and smartphone apps. You can choose from many career options such as producer, engineer, reporter, announcer, disc jockey or technician.

SELECTED COURSE OFFERINGS Feature Production for Radio and Podcast | Advanced Digital Audio | Production | Digital Radio Programming and Distribution | The Radio Industry in the Digital Age | Voice Performance for Radio and Digital Audio | Magazine Production for Radio and Podcast | History and Theory of Audio and Radio | Fundamentals of Radio Production | Writing for Radio and Digital Audio

OUTCOMES Many Hofstra audio/radio graduates obtain positions with prestigious employers or continue their studies at top graduate schools. Recent alumni work at companies such as Sirius XM Radio • iHeartMedia • 1010 WINS Radio • NBC News Fox News Radio • Apple, Inc. • JVC Broadcasting • Prime Point Media

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SPORTS MEDIA

Turn fandom into your future

Take your talents to the next level with a concentration in Sports Media at The Herbert School. Learn every aspect of sports reporting. Become a broadcaster, writer or anchor. Take advantage of invaluable hands-on experiential opportunities by joining student-led organizations such as the award-winning WRHU 88.7 FM, flagship station of the NY Islanders and LI Nets.

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INTERNSHIPS Students gain valuable career experience and pro connections with sought-after internships at the best sports media companies in the nation such as: Bleacher Report • SNY • NBC Sports Radio • Business Insider • Red Bulls • Mets • Jets • Yankees • Rangers • Islanders • MSG • SiriusXM

BA, JOURNALISM — SPORTS MEDIA CONCENTRATION SELECTED COURSE OFFERINGS Sports Reporting | Sports and Social Media | TV Sports Reporting and Producing | Sports Radio Reporting and Production | Sports, Media and Culture | The Sports Documentary | Sports Journalism

OUTCOMES Our successful, accomplished alumni bring numerous networking opportunities to campus and are employed at many major media outlets including:

ESPN • FOX Sports • NBA TV • CBS Sports Radio • WFAN Sports Radio • ABC Sports Radio • Major League Soccer • Ketchum Sports & Entertainment • Yahoo! Sports • HBO Sports • 1010 Wins • Newsday • LA Kings • Miami Dolphins • The Topps Company • WWE

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TELEVISIONÂ (BA, BS) Seriously Entertaining

Channel your creativity while learning the latest techniques in field and studio production, editing, scriptwriting, directing, development, and management. Learn the skills that will prepare you to work in any professional setting, from coast to coast. See your vision come to life in the classroom and as part of Hofstra Entertainment Access Television (HEAT), Hofstra’s student-run network, which produces dozens of original programs each year.

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OVERVIEW Whether you're interested in the creative or technical side of TV, your Hofstra degree will help you channel your creativity and skills into many career options including television director, producer, scriptwriter, on-screen personality, video editor, videographer, location manager, sound or light technician, showrunner, camera operator, production manager, control operator or casting director.

SELECTED COURSE OFFERINGS Motion Graphics and Sound Design for Digital Media | Single-camera Television Production | Foundations of Television Writing | Television Shows & Showrunners | Television Aesthetics and Criticism | The Television Producer | Integrated Marketing Campaigns | Consumer Behavior | Advanced Television Writing | Advanced Television and Integrated Media Technologies

OUTCOMES Upon graduation, you'll be ready to work in any professional television setting, coast-to-coast. The Department of Radio, Television, Film was recently named to Variety magazine's list of the nation's best schools for training media and entertainment professionals, and our alumni have gone on to work with such programs and companies as: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert • PBS News Hour • America's Got Talent • NBC • ABC • HBO AMC Networks, Netflix • Viacom Media Networks • Google • Marvel Entertainment • VICE Media Lionsgate • News 12 Long Island

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FILMMAKINGÂ (BFA) Focus on your big picture.

A BFA in Filmmaking guides you through the complete process of creating a film. Building on a foundation of production and writing, and complemented by film history, theory, and aesthetics — you'll receive an in-depth education in your specific field of interest. Take a wide range of courses, whether your passion is editing, documentary film, animation, cinematography, sound design, producing, or directing.

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DID YOU KNOW? One of Variety's 2020 list of top film schools around the globe, the Herbert School's new BFA in Filmmaking program is built on the joint foundation of a rigorous film production and writing trajectory, complemented by a deep understanding of the history, theory, and aesthetic language of film.

SELECTED COURSE OFFERINGS Introductory Film Production | Cinematography and Lighting for Film | Sound Design for Film | Introduction to Animation Techniques | Directing for the Screen | Producing the Motion Picture | The Art of Film Editing | Film Adaptation | Film Theory | Documentary Film | Experimental Film and Video Production

OUTCOMES Many film graduates go on to careers in independent filmmaking, while others obtain positions with prestigious employers or continue their studies at top graduate schools. Recent alumni work at companies such as: Marvel Entertainment • Netflix • Comedy Central • Lionsgate • "The Gilded Age" (HBO) "The Resident" (FOX) • Goldcrest Films • 3 Axis Studios • Radio City Music Hall

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WRITINGÂ FOR THE SCREEN (BFA) Scripted success starts here.

Prepare to stand out in any writers' room, starting inside the Herbert School's dedicated space for crafting your own season-long arc, honing a series pitch or charting the course of your first feature film. The BFA in Writing for the Screen prepares you to create original material across various fields of screen storytelling — from Independent film to serialized television to emerging platforms in the new media landscape.

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DID YOU KNOW? In 2020, the leading entertainment industry trade paper "Variety," included Hofstra University’s Herbert School in its list of “Top Film Schools and Educators from Around the Globe.” The article specifically highlights our new BFA in Writing for the Screen, along with two of our outstanding faculty, Russell Harbaugh and Geoffrey Tarson.

SELECTED COURSE OFFERINGS The Writers Room | Intermediate Television Writing | Script Analysis | Film Authorship | Television Production: Multi-camera Studio | Single-camera Television Production | The Television Producer | The Television Industry | Writing for Radio and Digital Audio | Foundations of Television Writing | Advanced Screenwriting | Screenwriting Seminars in Comedy, Horror, and other genres

OUTCOMES Many film and television graduates go on to careers in independent filmmaking, while others obtain positions with prestigious employers or continue their studies at top graduate schools. Recent alumni work at companies such as: Marvel Entertainment • Netflix • Comedy Central • Lionsgate • "The Gilded Age" (HBO) "The Resident" (FOX) • Goldcrest Films • 3 Axis Studios • Radio City Music Hall

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JOURNALISM (MA) Tell stories that matter.

With the Master of Arts in Journalism at Hofstra University you will develop advanced, multimedia storytelling skills and build a wideranging professional network through internships at the nation’s top media companies. Hofstra's award-winning faculty will help you establish a solid foundation of reporting skills and build a portfolio of work across all media – digital, broadcast and print — through on-campus media outlets.

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OVERVIEW Hofstra's MA Journalism program continues to evolve as the media landscape shifts. At Hofstra students will work with their peers and award-winning staff to produce content on multiple platforms. They will grow as storytellers and receive a well-rounded and stimulating experience.

SELECTED COURSE OFFERINGS Innovative News Platforms and Product Development | Ethics and Law | News Writing & Reporting | Broadcast & Video Journalism | Digital and Electronic Media I Editing | Public Relations | Community & Investigative Journalism  | Sports & Entertainment Journalism  | And more!

OUTCOMES Hofstra produces some of the finest journalists and communication experts in the country. Herbert School graduates are pursuing promising careers with prominent companies including: Dow Jones • The New York Times • ABC News • CNN • The Walt Disney Company • Sirius XM ESPN • Bleacher Report • Buzzfeed • Wall Street Journal • VICE Media • Fox News Channel CBS • NPR • NY1 • Mashable • MLB Network • MSNBC • NBC News

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PUBLIC RELATIONS (MA) Make communication your business.

Designed for students to become immediately qualified to assume a variety of communications positions and enhanced leadership roles in numerous industries — the Master's in Public Relations at The Herbert School prepares students for fast-evolving strategic communications jobs by emphasizing critical thinking and problem solving, exceptional writing skills, and the innovative digital tools required for a successful career in the public relations profession.

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OVERVIEW Public Relations graduate students have the option to earn their degree as weeknight students or Saturdayonly students. The master's curriculum includes several electives including an internship or independent study. A capstone project is required of all students completing the degree.

SELECTED COURSE OFFERINGS Practice of Public Relations | Strategic Writing for Public Relations Business Essentials for Corporate Public Relations | Digital Communication Media, Messages and Messengers | Reputation Management and Crisis PR Understanding Audiences | International and Intercultural Public Relations Public Relations Capstone

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OUTCOMES Our alumni are working in every industry, with some of the top companies and organizations in their fields. Hofstra graduates are pursuing promising careers with prominent companies including: Google • 21st Century Fox • Sirius XM • New Jersey Symphony Orchestra • Madison Square Garden Viacom/Paramount • Ogilvy Public Relations • Republic Records • Sunshine Sachs • Rubenstein Associates Weber Shandwick • The Foundation for AIDS Research • Carnegie Hall

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