Film, Television and Media Arts - Requirements

 

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Requirements

Film, Television & Media Arts                     
For a 39 credit major students must complete the following:

Foundation Sequence (18 Credits):
FTM 10 Introduction to Film, Television & 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                                                                 

Plus one of these survey history/analysis courses (3 credits):
FTM 101 American Cinema: History and Analysis - OR -
FTM 102 American Television: History and Analysis

Advanced Sequence (18 Credits):

Complete one of these survey history/analysis courses (3 credits):
FTM 103 World Cinema: Fiction - OR -
FTM 104 World Cinema: Nonfiction

Complete one history/analysis course at 200- or 300-level (3 credits):

FTM 201 Filmmaker Studies
FTM 202 Television Studies - course approval pending
FTM 203 Film Theory - course approval pending
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 (see below)

Complete two electives in applied production, writing, or history/analysis: (6 Credits)
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 (may be taken twice)
FTM 107 Television Genres (may be taken twice)
FTM 108 Sports Broadcasting
FTM 109 Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and the Movies
FTM 110 Special Topics in Film, Television, & Media Arts
FTM 132 Web Design
FTM 201 Filmmaker Studies (may be taken twice)
FTM 202 Television Studies (may be taken twice) - course approval pending
FTM 203 Film Theory - course approval pending
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) - course approval pending
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

Complete two senior capstone courses: (6 Credits)
FTM 310 Senior Capstone Seminar I
FTM 311 Senior Capstone Seminar II

Required for majors to satisfy one Social Science core requirement:
CO 130 Media and Society

Complete either fall or spring semester during freshman, sophomore, and junior years: (3 credits)
FTM 90 Production Practicum in Film, Television, & Media Arts (1 credit)

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

CI 251 New Chinese Cinema (3 Credits)
IT 271 Italian Cinema (3 Credits)
SP 271 Hispanic Film (3 Credits)

 

Requirements

Film, Television & Media Arts Minor

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)