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Film and Video (FILM) - Archive

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Begin Date: Summer Semester 1995
End Date: Fall Semester 2002

 

Film and Video (FILM) - Archive

DENNIS K. DAVIS, Interim Head, Department of Film/Video and Media Studies

This major is designed to serve students whose major interest is the art of film and video practice. It serves students with professional objectives in the film, television, or related industries, as well as students planning to continue work in film and video on the graduate level.

The major includes a broad liberal arts background with introductory courses in the areas of film and video. It provides a balanced, professionally oriented course of study that combines film/video production, directing, and screenwriting with history, criticism, and theory. Students have the flexibility to pursue an area of emphasis within the major (screenwriting, direction, production).

Students must select at least 90 credits in courses outside the College of Communications, including at least 65 in the liberal arts and sciences.

For the B.A. degree in Film and Video, a minimum of 130 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in ELECTIVES)

ELECTIVES: 25 credits

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 36 credits[1]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (21 credits)
COMM 150 GA(3) (Sem: 1-2)
COMM 242(3), COMM 250 GA(3) (Sem: 3-4)
COMM 337(3), COMM 345(3), COMM 346(3), COMM 347(3) (Sem: 3-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (15 credits)
Select 12 credits from COMM 437(3), COMM 438(3), COMM 439(3), COMM 440(3), COMM 445(3), COMM 446(3), COMM 447(3), COMM 449(1-6), COMM 450(3) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 3 credits from COMM 451(3), COMM 452(3), COMM 453(3), COMM 454(3-6), or COMM 455(3-6) (Sem: 7-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Semester 1995

Blue Sheet Item #: 23-06-021

Review Date: 01/18/00 (General Education information updated)

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