Digital Film Making - Bachelor of Creative Media

Students must complete all university requirements and the Digital Film Making curriculum outlined below. All Digital Film Making Curriculum requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.

Requirements

Prefix Title Credits
Area I: Communications10
English Composition - Level 1 1
English Composition - Level 2 1
Oral Communication 1
Area II: Mathematics 1, 23-4
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences 110-11
Area III: Laboratory Sciences Course (4 credits)
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (3 credits)
Either an Area III/IV: Laboratory Science Course or Social/Behavioral Sciences Course (4 credits or 3 credits)
Area V: Humanitites 13
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 13
General Education Elective 13-4
Viewing a Wider World 36
Departmental/College Requirements
Foundation Courses
CMI 100Introduction to the Creative Media Industry 43
CMI 200Sound Design 13
or CMT 206 Principles of Sound
CMI 205Cinematography I3
or CMT 205 Cinematography
CMI 216Editing I 53
or CMT 195 Digital Video Editing I
CMI 235Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media 43
or ENGL 235 Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media
CMI 228History of Cinema I3
CMI 303Cinema Review and Critique3
or ENGL 303 Theory and Criticism: Film, Media and Culture
or ENGL 326 Cultural Identity and Representation Across the Media
CMI 314Acting for Film3
or THTR 311 Acting for Film and Television
CMI 328Producing3
or CMI 305 Business of Filmmaking/Animation
CMI 497Portfolio Design and Development3
CMI Elective Courses
Select 27 credits from the following (21 credits must be 300 level and above): 627
History of Animation3
Storyboarding3
Beginning 2-D Animation3
Foundations of 3D Animation3
History of Cinema II3
Sound Design II3
Business of Filmmaking/Animation3
Writing for Animation3
Screenwriting I3
Cinematography II3
Editing II3
Adventures in Genre3
Border Cinema Around the World3
Documentary Production3
Race and Gender in Film3
Studies in Drama3
Visual Effects I3
Directing I3
Directing II3
Practicum1-3
Special Topics3
Directed Studies1-6
Cinematography III3
Short Film Production3
Short Film Post-Production3
Screenwriting II3
Advanced Screenwriting3
Internship1-12
Media Law/Ethics3
Film Crew Training I 59
Film Crew Training II 59
Digital Video Production I 53
Digital Video Production II 53
Digital Video Editing II 53
Pre-production Management 53
Script Development and Storyboarding3
Studies in Film3
Second Language Requirement: (not required)
Electives: to bring the total to 120 credits 725
Total Credits120-123

 Second Language Requirement

For the Bachelor of Creative Media with a major in Digital Film Making there is no second language requirement for the degree.

A Suggested Plan of Study

This roadmap assumes student  placement in MATH 210G Intermediate Algebra and ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition . The contents and order of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and english. It is only a suggested plan of study for students and is not intended as a contract. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
English Composition - Level 1 Course 1 4
Rhetoric and Composition (Recommended)  
Area II: Mathematics Course 1 3-4
Mathematics Appreciation (Recommended)  
CMI 100 Introduction to the Creative Media Industry (B- or better) 3
CMI 235
Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media (B- or better)
or Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media
3
Elective Course 2 3
 Credits16-17
Spring
Oral Communication Course 3
Select one from the following:  
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations  
Public Speaking  
Principles of Human Communication  
Principles of Human Communication Honors  
Area III: Laboratory Sciences Course 3 4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences Course 3 3
Area V: Humanities Course 3 3
Either an Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences Course or Social/Behavioral Sciences Course 3 3-4
 Credits16-17
Second Year
Fall
English Composition - Level 2 3
Choose one from the following:  
Business and Professional Communication  
Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences  
Technical and Scientific Communication  
Advanced Composition  
Advanced Technical and Professional Communication  
General Education Elective Course 3 3-4
CMI 200
Sound Design 1
or Principles of Sound
3
CMI 205
Cinematography I
or Cinematography
3
CMI 216
Editing I
or Digital Video Editing I
3
 Credits15-16
Spring
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 3 3
CMI 228 History of Cinema I 3
CMI Elective Course 4 3
CMI Elective Course 4 3
Elective Course 2 4
 Credits16
Third Year
Fall
Viewing A Wider World Course 5 3
CMI 314
Acting for Film
or Acting for Film and Television
3
Choose one from the following: 3
Cinema Review and Critique  
Theory and Criticism: Film, Media and Culture  
Cultural Identity and Representation Across the Media  
CMI Elective Course (Upper- Division) 4 3
Elective Course 2 3
 Credits15
Spring
Viewing A Wider World Course 5 3
CMI 328
Producing
or Business of Filmmaking/Animation
3
CMI Elective Course (Upper-Division) 4 3
CMI Elective Course (Upper Division) 4 3
Elective Course 2 3
 Credits15
Fourth Year
Fall
CMI 497 Portfolio Design and Development 3
CMI Elective Course (Upper-Division) 4 3
CMI Elective Course (Upper-Division) 4 3
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 3
 Credits15
Spring
CMI Elective Course(Upper Division) 4 3
CMI Electives Course (Upper Division) 4 3
Elective Course 2 3
Elective Course 2 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits120-123