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Film and Video + Humanistic Studies

Total Credits for the BFA in Film and Video+ Humanistic Studies: 132
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
Critical Inquiry HMST 101 3
Art Matters AH 100 3
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements 30

Humanistic Studies Major Degree Requirements

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Sophomore Humanistic Studies Seminar HMST 220 3
Major Topic Seminar 1 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 2 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 3 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 4 * 3
Major Topic Seminar 5 * 3
Senior Thesis I HMST 480 3
Senior Thesis II HMST 490 3
Modernism and After AH 201 3
Humanistic Studies Electives **
12
Art History Elective
9
Total Credits for the Humanistic Studies and Art History Requirements
48

Requirements for the Major in Film and Video

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Studio Electives 6
Sophomore year
Moving Image I VID 200 3
Film I VID 210 3
Moving Image II VID 300 3
Sound I VID 202 3
Cinematography and Lighting VID 364 3
Video Elective 3
Junior year
Documentary Production VID 317 3
Video Art VID 307 3
Narrative Production VID 337 3
Junior Video Seminar VID 380 3
Video Elective 3
Internship INT 402 3
Senior year
Senior Thesis VID 498 3
Video Elective 3
Senior Thesis II VID 499 3
Video Elective 3
Total Credits for the Film and Video Requirement 54

* Menu of approved seminar courses is currently under development, and is subject to change each academic year.

** Includes courses with the CWRT, FLMM, HIST, HMST, IHST, LIT, NSCI, PERF, PHIL, RELG and SSCI prefixes.