Film Major, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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Notes:

  • two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college level foreign language is required;
  • all students will be admitted to full major standing only after completion of all lower-division required GECR courses and acceptance by the department.
Required Courses
FILM 110INTRODUCTION TO FILMIC ARTS MEDIA PRODUCTION5
FILM 214FILM AND THE HUMANITIES5
FILM 221NARRATIVE SCRIPT ANALYSIS5
FILM 305ACTING FOR DIRECTORS AND WRITERS I2
FILM 306ACTING FOR DIRECTORS AND WRITERS II2
FILM 311FILM PRODUCTION5
FILM 312FILM DIRECTING AND PRODUCING5
FILM 321WRITING THE SHORT FILM5
FILM 322ADAPTATION5
FILM 410ADVANCED FILM PRODUCTION I5
FILM 417ADVANCED SCREENWRITING4
FILM 420FEATURE FILM WRITING4
FILM 465FILM HISTORY I5
FILM 466FILM HISTORY II5
FILM 467FILM THEORY AND CRITICISM5
FILM 470FILM CRITICISM (must be repeated with topics 1 and 2)8
FILM 482ORAL EXAMINATION: PRODUCTION1
or FILM 483 ORAL EXAMINATION: CRITICISM
FILM 484ORAL EXAMINATION: SCREENWRITING1
FILM 490FILM SENIOR CAPSTONE4
Optional Courses
SPECIAL TOPICS
ADVANCED FILM PRODUCTION II
ADVANCED FILM PRODUCTION III
FIELD EXPERIENCE IN FILM AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA
Total Credits81

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

  • direct and produce fiction and nonfiction short videos;
  • write classically structured screen plays of varying lengths;
  • integrate knowledge of video production, writing and critical practice to their creative work;
  • apply theories of the filmic arts as a means of deepening their criticism.