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 California State University, Fullerton


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a Department in the College of Communications



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RTVF Degree & Minor

The following programs are offered for students studying Radio-TV-Film:
Bachelor of Arts Degree Checklist
Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Screenwriting
Minor Checklist

Faculty & Staff

Professionally engaged faculty and staff challenge students to expand their knowledge and skills through intellectual inquiry and creative projects, encouraging them to become critical life-long learners and ethical media content creators and consumers. 

Awards & Student Work

A sample of student projects can be seen on the College of Communications YouTube Channel:


Student clubs and organizations play an important role at CSUF. See a complete listing of clubs and student organizations offered in the College of Communications.  


RTVF is one of three departments in the College of Communications, providing access to the vibrant and media-rich Orange County and Los Angeles basin. 


The Department of Radio-TV-Film at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), offers a comprehensive curriculum and active learning environment to prepare students for meaningful careers in film and telecommunication -- broadcast, cable, satellite, wireless, digital, and interactive media.


A variety of courses in critical studies, production, and writing examine many aspects of the electronic media and cinema. Download the RTVF Student Learning Outcomes one-sheet.


A student who earns the Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio-TV-Film:

  • knows the foundational history of the film and electronic media industry and how that history shapes the industry’s present and future;

  • understands the structure and function of film and electronic media in society;

  • applies fundamental production concepts to aural and visual productions;

  • demonstrates fundamental story concepts and writing proficiency;

  • contributes ethically to the media industry;

  • consumes film and electronic media critically;

  • creates at least one project or portfolio piece, such as a script, production, or thesis;

  • experiences a meaningful internship with exposure to the real workings of the radio, television, and/or film industry.


Department Chair: Dr. Garrett S. Hart

Dept. of Radio-TV-Film, Cal State Fullerton

800 N. State College Blvd., CP-650-07

Fullerton, CA 92831