Film and TV Minor
The Film and TV minor is a great option for students fascinated by cinema and television who have chosen to major in another discipline. The program values creative expression, analytical rigor, historical insight, and technical proficiency within a liberal arts format, providing tools that will help launch any future endeavor. Through required courses, students gain a foundation in digital filmmaking, screenwriting, and the cultural relevance and history of film and television, before moving on to upper level elective courses based on individual interest. To complete the film studies minor, students take six courses.
Goal 1: Development of Creative Voice and Abilities
Outcome 1.1: Students will develop the ability to create performing arts works that express their creativity and unique voices.
Outcome 1.2: Students will acquire skills in creative inquiry, analysis and self-reflection.
Goal 2: Development of Critical and Rhetorical Skills
Outcome 2.1: Students will develop the ability to craft well-organized, reasoned, critical, and thoroughly-researched written and oral work.
Goal 3: Knowledge and Analysis of Significant Works
Outcome 3.1: Students will develop an awareness and analytical understanding of significant and diverse creative and theoretical works within the performing arts, and the cultural and historical contexts in which they were produced.
Goal 4: Knowledge of Professional Practices
Outcome 4.1: Students will acquire the creative, technical, and analytical tools to begin professional work in the field or to pursue graduate studies.
Goal 5: Development of Social and Ethical Awareness
Outcome 5.1: Students will develop an understanding of social issues, ethics and inclusivity within the performing arts.
Goal 6: Development of Collaborative and Service Skills
Objective 6.1: Students will engage, share and collaborate as creative citizens by completing performing arts projects that include campus, local, national and/or international communities.
The Film and TV Minor requires completion of the following:
|MTF 191||Introduction to Film||3|
|or MTF 283||Series Screenwriting|
|MTF 284||Digital Filmmaking||3|
|MTF 285||Short Film Production||3|
|Two Film Electives from list:||6|
|Acting for the Camera|
|History of Narrative Film|
|History of Television|
|Black American Cinema|
|Genre Film Studies|
|Producing & Business of Film|
|Genre Film Workshop|
|Non-Western World Cinemas|
|Major Figures in Film|
|Episodic Series Production|
|Advanced Light, Camera, Design|
|Editing & Post-Production|
|Professional Production Studio|
|Film Theory & Criticism|
|Special Topics in Film|