FILM COURSES / REQUIREMENTS

BFA - BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS

Students admitted prior to Fall 2014 see Bachelor of Fine Arts (Image Arts) Film Studies Option – Former Curriculum.

Official course descriptions available here.

FILM – YEAR 1

Common to Film Studies and Film Studies/Integrated Digital Option.

MPC 101: Visual Studies I
MPC 103: Art and the Classical Tradition
MPC 201: Concepts and Theories
MPC 203: Art in the Modern World
MPF 106: Film Production: Silent Film
MPF 107: Film Tools and Applications I
MPF 206: Film Production: Sound Film
MPF 290: Introduction to Film Studies

LIBERAL STUDIES: Two courses from Table A.

FILM – YEAR 2

Common to Film Studies and Film Studies/Integrated Digital Option.

MPC 125: Visual Studies II
MPC 225: Visual Studies III
MPF 322: Film Production
MPF 324: Writing for Film I
MPF 327: Film History and Criticism to 1945
MPF 422: Film Production
MPF 423: Film Technology
MPF 427: Film History and Criticism since 1945

PROFESSIONAL: One course from Table I.
PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table II.

FILM – YEAR 3

MPF 300: Film Technology: Multi-Media
MPF 502: Film Production
MPF 505: Film Theory I
MPF 602: Film Production
MPF 604: Film Technology: Post-Production
MPF 605: Film Theory II

PROFESSIONAL: One course from Table I.
PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table II.
LIBERAL STUDIES: Two courses from Table B.

FILM – YEAR 4

MPF 42A/B: Senior Project
MPF 301: Business of Film
MPF 801: Capstone Lecture

PROFESSIONAL: One course from Table I.
PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table II.
LIBERAL STUDIES: Two courses from Table B.

The Integrated Digital (ID) Option is available to film and photography majors starting in third year. The Option is comprised of studio and lecture courses in image-based media and visual studies. The Option is designed to expand creative and analytical skills beyond the borders of film and photography. Areas such as multi-channel, titling, web-based image book design are among the many cross-platform, interactive art practices offered within the Integrated Digital Option.

INTEGRATED DIGITAL – YEAR 3

MPC 210: Introduction to Visual Culture
MPI 501: Production I
MPI 503: Technology for Integrated Digital Arts I
MPI 601: Production II
MPI 602: Media Languages: Old and New Vocabularies
MPI 603: Technology for Integrated Digital Arts II

PROFESSIONAL: One course from Table I.
PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table II.
LIBERAL STUDIES: Two courses from Table B.

INTEGRATED DIGITAL – YEAR 4

MPI 71A/B: Senior Thesis
MPF 301: Business of Film
MPF 801: Capstone Lecture

PROFESSIONAL: One course from Table I.
PROFESSIONALLY-RELATED: One course from Table II.
LIBERAL STUDIES: Two courses from Table B.