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2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Film and Video Production

Requirements for a Major in Film and Video Production

School of Communications Core Credits: 9

All students majoring in the School of Communications must complete the following core courses, for a total of nine credits:

Select one of two:

Capstone Requirement:

All students majoring in the School of Communications must take COM 495 (three credits) during their senior year. This Capstone course offers a synthesis of ideas and theories about one or more current critical issues in communication.

B.A. and B.S. Cognates

All undergraduate programs in the School of Communications offer both the B.A. degree and the B.S. degree. All students selecting majors in the School of Communications must choose either the B.A. cognate or the B.S. cognate that is intended for a particular undergraduate program.

B.A. Cognate

The B.A. degree requires a third-semester proficiency in a foreign language of the students choice.

B.S. Cognate

Pre-admission courses (can be taken in any order):

Minimum 3.0 GPA required for CFV pre-admission courses, and 2.5 GPA overall required to apply to the major. See admission policy. Students must maintain good academic standing at the university after admission to the major.

Film/Video Production Foundation Credits: 24

Take each of the following:

Choose two (2) History/Theory/Criticism courses from the following:

Film/Video Production Emphasis Credits: 15

Choose five courses. One course must be a 400-level Advanced Production course.

Intermediate Production

Advanced Production

Internship or Thesis Credits: 1-6

Capstone Credits: 3

Film and Video Program Description

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