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Curriculum

Total Credits for the BFA in Film and Video: 126 (132 if an integrated degree in Humanistic Studies is selected)
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

Requirements for the Major in Film and Video

Course TitleCourse #Credits
Studio Electives 12
Sophomore year
Moving Image I FILM 200 3
Film I FILM 210 3
Moving Image II FILM 300 3
Introduction to Sound IA 202 3
Cinematography and Lighting FILM 364 3
Video Elective 3
Junior year
Documentary Production FILM 317 3
Video Art FILM 307 3
Narrative Production FILM 337 6
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 60