Multimedia Film and Production B.S.

Degree Requirements: 126 Credit Hours

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

Credit Hours
Area A1 - Communication Skills
Select 6 credit hours from Area A1 of the Core Curriculum6
Area A2 - Quantitative Skills
Select 3 credit hours from Area A2 of the Core Curriculum3
Area B - Global Engagement
Select 4 credit hours from Area B of the Core Curriculum4
Area C - Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics
COMM   1110Public Speaking (Recommended)3
Select 3 additional credit hours from Area C of the Core Curriculum3
Area D - Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology
CISM   1110
CISM   1120
Computer Applications
and Computer Concepts (Recommended)
Select 8 additional credit hours from Area D of the Core Curriculum8
Area E - Social Sciences
Select 12 credit hours from Area E of the Core Curriculum12
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
COMM   2332Media and Society3
COMS   2330Introduction to Communication Research3
FILM   2331Introduction to Film Studies3
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
Health and Physical Education Activities
HLTH   1520Healthful Living2
Physical Education Activities2
FYE   1220First-Year Seminar2
Major Requirements
COMM   3337Mass Communication Law3
COMM   3530Media Ethics3
COMM   4330History of Mass Communication3
or COMM   4333 Theories of Mass Communication
or FILM   3331 History of American Film
MMFP   2331Media Production I 13
MMFP   2336Audio Production and Sound Design 13
MMFP   3331Media Production II3
MMFP   4090Multimedia Applications (1 hour and 2 hour; total 3 hours)3
MMFP   4431Senior Project I3
MMFP   4432Senior Project II3
Major Electives9-12
Choose 3 courses if selecting a minor; otherwise choose 4 courses:
Selected Multimedia Topics
Broadcast Performance
Advanced Audio Production
Screenwriting for Film and Television
Narrative Film Production
Lighting and Cinematography
Sports Production
Documentary Writing and Production
Digital Media Post Production
Multimedia Film or Production Internship (requires 2.75 GPA)
Multimedia Film or Production Internship
Directed Multimedia Study
Major Area 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 Electives15-18
Select at least 2 courses in one area of study with Advisor approval
Total Credit Hours126

Should be taken concurrently with MMFP   2331 and MMFP   2336 and a "C" or higher grade must be earned in each before a student will be permitted to register for higher numbered MMFP courses.

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 (UHON   4191) 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.


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.