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College of Communication - Radio, Television & Film

Department of Radio, Television & Film

Welcome to Rowan University’s Department of Radio, Television, and Film. We are learning community of 19 faculty and staff and over 300 undergraduate majors engaged in the production and critical studies of radio, television and film. We offer our students a balanced curriculum that provides integrated study and training in the art and business of the electronic media. The Bachelor of Arts program in Radio, Television and Film combines 60 credit hours of a broad general education with 61 credit hours of required, related and free electives that each student can shape toward their individual educational goals within the major.

The Production emphasis blends practical, hands-on learning with a firm grounding in the aesthetics, history and craft of media production. The Critical Studies emphasis blends practical research and writing skills with the study of the history, evolution and business practices of the electronic media.

Students in the Department of Radio, Television and Film engage, learn and achieve. Rowan productions have won over 50 local, regional, and national awards since 1990.


Rowan University is ideally located in South New Jersey between two major media markets: one half hour from Philadelphia, and two hours from New York City. Juniors and seniors with more than 75 credit hours can take advantage of wide range of internship opportunities. Rowan students have interned at a variety of broadcast and cable networks and channels including A & E, Comcast Sports Net, ESPN, MTV/VH1, NBC, NY1 News, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, and The Travel Channel; with programs such as America's Most Wanted, ER, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and The Late Show with David Letterman; with many production companies including Banyan Productions, Center City Film and Video, Lee Daniels Productions, Lifetime Studios, NASDAC Productions, NFL Films, Pennebaker Hegedus Films, SBK Pictures, Shooters Post & Transfer, The Onion, Videosmith, and The Cannes Film Festival, The Greater Philadelphia Student Film Festival, The New Jersey Film Commission, The Philadelphia Film Office; and a wide range of New Jersey and Philadelphia cable and broadcast television and radio stations.