Film, Television and Media Arts - Course Offerings

See Film, Televsion and Media Arts course descriptions from our catalog for more information 

FTM 10 Introduction to Film, Television, and Media Arts (H)

FTM 11 Lights, Camera, Audio (A)

FTM 12 Art and Language of Film (H)

FTM 13 Art and Language of Radio (H)

FTM 90 Production Practicum in Film, Television & Media Arts (A)

FTM 101 American Cinema: History and Analysis (H)

FTM 102 American Television: History and Analysis (H)

FTM 103 World Cinema: Fiction (H)

FTM 104 World Cinema: Nonfiction (H)

FTM 105 American Films: Decades (H) (may be taken twice)

FTM 106 Film Genres (H) (may be taken twice)

FTM 107 Television Genres (H) (may be taken twice)

FTM 108 Sports Broadcasting (A)

FTM 109 Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Movies (H)

FTM 110 Special Topics in Film, Television & Media Arts (H)

FTM 120 Beginning Screenwriting for Film and Television (A)

FTM 131 Introduction to Production (A)

FTM 132 Web Design (A)

FM 132 Directing for Film and Television (H)

FTM 133 Radio Production (A)

FTM 201 Filmmaker Studies (H) (may be taken twice)

FTM 204 African American Cinema (H)

FTM 205/MU 245 Survey of Film Music - "Hearing the Movies" (H)

FTM 230 Fiction Film Production (A)

FTM 231 Documentary Production (A)

FTM 232 Studio Television Production (A)

FTM 233 Remote Television Production (A)

FTM 234 Directing for Film (A)

FTM 235 Digital Motion Graphics (A)

FTM 236/MU 202 Digital Audio Workstation (A)

FTM 237/TA 231 Acting for the Camera (A)

FTM 305 Independent Study in Film, Television & Media Arts (A/H) (may be taken twice)

FTM 306 Internship in Film, Television & Media Arts (A/H) (may be taken twice)

FTM 310 Senior Capstone Seminar (A/H)

NM 311 Senior Capstone Seminar II (A)

VPA 306 Senior Capstone Seminar II (A/H)

RA 101 Radio Drama (H)

RA 102 Non-fiction Radio (H)

RA 110 Special Topics in Radio (H)(A)

RA 130 Radio Production I (A)

RA 230 Radio Production II (A)

RA 301 Independent Study in Radio (A)

RA 302 Radio Internship (A)

Introductory Sequence:

FTM 10 Introduction to Film, Television, and Media Arts
FTM 11 Lights, Camera, Audio
FTM 120 Beginning Screenwriting for Film and Television
FTM 130 Nonlinear Editing for Film and Television
FTM 131 Introduction to Production

1 history/analysis course: 

FTM 101 American Cinema: History and Analysis - OR -
FTM 102 American Television: History and Analysis

Advanced Sequence:

1 history/analysis course:

FTM 103 World Cinema: Fiction - OR -
FTM 104 World Cinema: Nonfiction

1 history/analysis course at 200- or 300-level:
FTM 201 Filmmaker Studies
FTM 202 Television Studies
FTM 203 Film Theory
FTM 204 African American Cinema
FTM 205/MU 245 Survey of Film Music - "Hearing the Movies"

*additional 200- or 300-level courses in other departments may satisfy this requirement

2 electives in applied production, writing, or history/analysis:

FTM 101 American Cinema: History and Analysis
FTM 102 American Television: History and Analysis
FTM 103 World Cinema: Fiction
FTM 104 World Cinema: Nonfiction
FTM 105 American Film: Decades (may be taken twice)
FTM 106 Film Genres
FTM 107 Television Genres
FTM 108 Sports Broadcasting
FTM 110 Special Topics in Film, Television, and Media Arts
FTM 132 Web Design
FTM 201 Filmmaker Studies (may be taken twice)
FTM 202 Television Studies (may be taken twice)
FTM 203 Film Theory
FTM 204 African American Cinema
FTM 205/MU 245 Survey of Film Music - "Hearing the Movies"
FTM 220 Intermediate Screenwriting for Film and Television (may be taken twice)
FTM 230 Fiction Film Production
FTM 231 Documentary Production
FTM 232 Studio Television Production
FTM 233 Remote Television Production
FTM 234 Directing for Film
FTM 235 Digital Motion Graphics
FTM 236/MU 202 Digital Audio Workstation
FTM 237/TA 231 Acting for the Camera

2 senior capstone courses:

FTM 310 Senior Capstone Seminar I
FTM 311 Senior Capstone Seminar II

Required one semester during freshman, sophomore, and junior years:

FTM 90 Production Practicum in Film, Television, and Media Arts (1 credit)

courses in other departments that satisfy third history/analysis requirement:

CI 251 New Chinese Cinema
IT 271 Italian Cinema
SP 271 Hispanic Cinema

Requirements for Minors:

For a 6-course, 18-credit minor, students must complete the following:

Complete required foundation courses (6 credits):
FTM 10 Introduction to Film, Television, & Media Arts
FTM 120 Beginning Screenwriting for Film and Television

Complete one of the below history/analysis courses (3 credits):
FTM 101 American Cinema: History and Analysis - OR -
FTM 102 American Television: History and Analysis 

Complete one applied production course (3 credits)
FTM 11 Lights, Camera, Audio    
FTM 130 Nonlinear Editing for Film and Television
FTM 132 Web Design

Complete one additional 100- or 200-level history/analysis course (3 credits)

Complete one 200-level history/analysis, or any production course subject to pre-requisites (3 credits)