Film, Television and Drama Minor

Required Courses

COM 2500 - Film Art
Popular films have a profound influence on our individual and cultural identities. This course emphasizes aesthetic, technical and narrative aspects of popular film focusing especially on how they create meanings. Illustrative examples are screened.


COM 2560 - Field Production
Location shooting using portable field equipment. Students will become familiar with digital single-camera techniques, location audio, producing and directing, as well as digital editing processes. Assignments include the completion of several short video projects.


COM 3550 - History of Media
A survey of the development of media in human communications including newspapers, film and radio. Consideration of technological, industrial, and audience dimensions. Attention to the further development of media research and analysis skills.

Plus 3 other COM courses (9 credits), 2000 level or higher, selected in consultation with advisor.




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