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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 2017-18 academic year. Existing students should use MyMICA or contact their Advisor to get a personalized degree plan.

First-Year Requirements

All students must complete the following requirements:

Course TitleCourse NumberCredits
Forum I FF 111 3.00
Forum II FF 112 3.00
Color & Design FF 120A or 120B 3.00
Form & Space FF 130A or 130B 3.00
Systems & Time FF 140A or 140B 3.00
Drawing: Tradition & Innovation FF 161 3.00
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.00
First-Year Studio Elective 3.00
Total Credits for the Foundation Requirements: 24.00

Liberal Arts Requirements

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

Course TitleCourse NumberCredits
Art Matters AH 100 3.00
Modernism & After AH 201 3.00
Art History Electives AH 9.00
Critical Inquiry HMST 101 3.00
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)* 3.00
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)* 3.00
Intellectual History I and II -IH1 and -IH2 6.00
Science/Math NSCI 3.00
Theory -TH 3.00
Academic Electives (or Writing Workshop, if required) 6.00
Total Credits for the Liberal Arts Requirements:
42.00

Film and Video Major Requirements

Course TitleCourse NumberCredits
Moving Image I FILM 200 3.00
Film I FILM 210 3.00
Introduction to Sound IA 202 3.00
Moving Image II FILM 300 3.00
Video Art FILM 307 3.00
Documentary Production FILM 317 3.00
Cinematography and Lighting FILM 364 3.00
Internship INT 402 3.00
Senior Thesis I FILM 498 3.00
Senior Thesis II FILM 499 3.00
Film/Video Electives FILM 9.00
Studio Electives 15.00
Total Credits for the Film and Video Major Requirements: 54.00

This page was last updated on 07/26/2017.