Suggested Course Map

Download the Film Program Requirements Sequence Chart for a suggested sequence of courses that applies to students matriculating in fall 2013 and spring 2014.

Core Studio

Drawing 1
3 units
2D, 3D & 4D
9 units

Film Major Requirements

Film 1: Image & Sound
3 units
Film Language and Form
3 units
Film 2: Production
3 units
Post-Production
3 units
Narrative Strategies
3 units
Writing for the Moving Image
3 units
Sound for the Moving Image
3 units
New Digital Media
3 units
Film Workshops (at least one Film Workshop must be a 300-level Advanced Workshop)
6 units
Fundamentals of Directing
3 units
Film 3: Advanced Production
3 units
Senior Projects
6 units

Additional Studio Requirements

Interdisciplinary Critique
3 units
Interdisciplinary Studio
3 units
Diversity Studies Studio
3 units
Studio Electives
12 units

75 total units

Humanities & Sciences Requirements

Writing 1
3 units
Writing 2
3 units
Introduction to the Arts: Antiquity to Early Modern
3 units
Introduction to the Modern Arts
3 units
Foundation in Critical Studies
3 units
Media History: Film Genres and Practices
3 units
Literary & Performing Arts Studies (200 level)
3 units
Philosophy & Critical Theory (200 level)
3 units
Social Science/History (200 level)
3 units
Science/Math (200 level)
3 units
Visual Studies (200 level)
3 units
Humanities & Science (300 level)
9 units
Diversity Studies Seminar
3 units
Humanities and Science Electives (200 or 300 level)
6 units

51 total units

These are degree requirements for students matriculated in fall 2013 and spring 2014.