Multimedia Film and Production B.S.

Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours

See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A - E)42
Additional Requirements4
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
COMM   2332Media and Society 3
COMS   2330Introduction to Communication Research 3
FILM   2200Introduction to Cinema3
IT   1230Introduction to Web Technologies3
or THEA   2332 Stagecraft
MMFP   2335Introduction to Media Writing 13
Select one of the following:3
Foreign Language - through 2001
Significant International Content Course
Major Requirements
COMM   3337Mass Communication Law 3
COMM   3530Media Ethics 3
MMFP   2331Multi-Camera Production 13
MMFP   2336Audio Production and Sound Design 13
MMFP   3132Multimedia Film and Production3
MMFP   3331Media Production II 3
MMFP   4431Senior Project I 3
MMFP   4432Senior Project II 3
Choose 2 of the following courses:6
History of Mass Communication
Theories of Mass Communication
History of Cinema
Film Theory and Criticism
Major Electives
Choose 3 courses if selecting a minor; otherwise choose 4 courses:9-12
Selected Multimedia Topics
Directing For Screen
Broadcast Performance
Advanced Audio Production
Screenwriting for Film and Television
Narrative Film Production
Multimedia Applications
Studio Applications
Lighting and Cinematography
Sports Production
Documentary Writing and Production
Digital Media Post Production
Multimedia Film or Production Internship (requires 2.75 GPA)
Directed Multimedia Study
Communication Arts Electives
Select 2 courses:6
Other Communication Arts electives may be selected with advisor approval
Media Criticism
International Media Systems
Media Management and Sales
History of Mass Communication
Theories of Mass Communication
Small Group Communication
Communication and Conflict
FILM 3000 - 4000 - Upper Division Film Studies Course
General Electives
Select at least 2 courses in one area of study with Advisor approval12-15
Total Credit Hours124

Other Program Requirements

  • Students must make a minimum grade of “C” in each Communication Arts class to receive credit for that course.
  • A total institution GPA of 2.75 is required to register for internship credit. A maximum of 3 credit hours of internship credit can be applied to major requirements. The deadlines for applying for internships are October 1 for Spring semester, February 1 for Summer semester, and March 1 for the following Fall semester placement. Secure forms and submit the appropriate materials to the Internship Coordinator.

Honors in Multimedia Film and Production

To graduate with Honors in Multimedia Film and Production, a student must:

  • be admitted to the University Honors Program;
  • successfully complete at least three credit hours of Honors Research Seminar (HONS   4610) over three semesters;
  • successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
  • be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation.

Advisement

All Multimedia Film and Production majors are advised in the Department of Communication Arts, Sanford Hall, (912) 478-5138. Students in the University Honors Program (UHP) are also advised in the Department.