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Curriculum

Total Credits for the BFA in Film and Video: 120 (or 126 if an integrated degree in Humanistic Studies, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen).
The below degree plan is for the 2013-2014 academic year. Existing students should use MyMICA or contact their Advisor to get a personalized degree plan.

Foundation Requirements: All students must complete the following requirements.

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Elements of Visual Thinking I FF 100 3
Sculptural Forms FF 101 3
Elements of Visual Thinking II FF 102 3
Painting I FF 150 3
Drawing I FF 198 3
Drawing II FF 199 3
Electronic Media & Culture FF 210 3
Foundation Studio Elective 3
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements 24

Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Critical Inquiry LA 101 3
Intellectual History Electives 1 and 2 6
Science/Math Elective 3
Theory Elective 3
Art Matters AH 100 3
Modernism and After AH 201 3
Art History Electives 9
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at any level) 6
Humanistic Studies Electives (2 at 300 level and above) 6
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements
42

One of the two Humanistic Studies electives in the standard BFA degree plan must be taken in LIT or CWRT (Literature or Creative Writing).

Requirements for the Major in Film and Video

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Studio Electives 15
Sophomore year
Moving Image I FILM 200 3
Film I FILM 210 3
Moving Image II FILM 300 3
Cinematography and Lighting FILM 364 3
Video Elective 3
Junior year
Documentary Production FILM 317 3
Video Art FILM 307 3
Video Elective 3
Internship INT 402 3
Senior year
Senior Thesis FILM 498 3
Video Elective 3
Senior Thesis II FILM 499 3
Video Elective 3
Total Credits for the Film and Video Requirement 54