The new major in Cinema and Digital Media is now open, as of
Students who wish to declare will be majoring in
Cinema and Digital Media from now on. See
complete details about the new major here, including the major
checklist PDF, which lists all courses in the new
major. Cinema and Digital Media is the new name of the
program that offered undergraduate majors in Film Studies
and in Technocultural Studies. Those majors are now closed
to new students. Students who have already declared those majors
will be able to complete them.
The Cinema and Digital Media (CDM) program combines the study of
audio-visual and digital media, theories about such media, and
the relevant modes of artistic practice and production. CDM
integrates the analysis of audio-visual and digital texts with
their theoretical underpinnings and their methods of production.
The program also addresses the particular impact that technology
has on culture in its many forms and fields.
Cinema and Digital Media Major course offerings for the
current academic year are listed below, by quarter. To see
course descriptions, use the menu at left to view them on our
site, or use our link to the general catalog, at
Use the Registrar’s Course Search Tool to see times, dates, and
locations for each course and to plan your schedule.