Cornell University

Film and Video Studies


410 Thurston Ave

Ithaca, NY 14850

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Film and Video Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

In this minor field, the history, theory, and practice of the moving image are examined. The forms, thematics, and institutional structures specific to the various practices of cinema and video are evaluated, and frequently are related to analogous practices and conceptualizations in the other arts and academic disciplines. Students study the impact of the moving image on aesthetics, politics, culture, and identity through historical, theoretical, and practical perspectives.
This is a minor field. Application for admission is made only to the major fields. After matriculation, a student may select minor subjects from the major or minor fields.
For an application, visit the Graduate School's website at Cornell University.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

Find Schools