Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog 
  
    Mar 24, 2019  
Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog

Film/Video, B.F.A.


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Film/Video Program
Bachelor of Fine Arts
HEGIS Code: 0605.00
Inventory of Registered Program Code: 28764

Overview

The Film/Video Program develops in students the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to produce broadcast-style and narrative motion pictures. Graduates of the Film/Video Program are prepared for entry-level positions as film editors, production crew, and cinematographers. Learning goals for students focus upon mastery of cinematography, film history, film/video editing, motion picture directing, motion picture production, and scriptwriting.

Program Course Requirements

The courses below are required of all students in the Film/Video Program.

Common Core
 
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; Credits: 3   
ENG 102 - English Composition 2; Credits: 3  
MAT ___ - Quantitative Competency Elective; Credits: 3  
PSY 101 - General Psychology; Credits: 3  
SCI ___ - Scientific Competency Elective; Credits: 3  
SOC ___ - Diversity Competency Elective; Credits: 3   
SPE ___ - Oral Communication Competency Elective; Credits: 3  
Total Common Core Credits: 21
Film/Video Content Specialty Courses
CCP 180 - Web Portfolio Design; Credits: 3  
VID 121 - Introduction to Filmmaking; Credits: 3  
VID 131 - Television Workshop; Credits: 3  
VID 132 - Remote Television Workshop; Credits: 3  
VID 215 - Film Lighting; Credits: 3  
VID 145 - Digital Photography; Credits: 3  
VID 231 - Motion Picture Editing 1; Credits: 3  
VID 232 - Filmmaking Aesthetics; Credits: 3  
VID 233 - Narrative Filmmaking; Credits: 3  
VID 302 - Audio for Video; Credits: 3  
VID 315 - Cinematography 1; Credits: 3  
VID 331 - Cinematography 2; Credits: 3  
VID 333 - Producing; Credits: 3  
VID 334 - Motion Picture Editing 2; Credits: 3  
VID 361 - Acting for the Camera; Credits: 3  
VID 371 - Directing for the Screen; Credits: 3  
VID 425 - Senior Project 1; Credits: 3  
VID 426 - Senior Project 2; Credits: 3  
VID ___ - Advanced Craft Course (1); Credits: 3  
VID ___ - Advanced Craft Course (2); Credits: 3  
VID ___ - Design Elective (1); Credits: 3  
VID ___ - Intermediate Production Course (1); Credits: 3  
VID ___ - Intermediate Production Course (2); Credits: 3  
VID ___ - Internship Elective (1); Credits: 3  
VID ___ - Film/Video Program Elective (1); Credits: 3  
 Total Film/Video Content Specialty Credits: 75
Electives
ELECT ___ - 3 Credit Elective (1); Credits: 3  
ELECT ___ - 3 Credit Elective (2); Credits: 3  
ELECT ___ - 3 Credit Elective (3); Credits: 3  
Total Elective Credits: 9
Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences
ART/MUH ___ - Art or Music History Elective (1); Credits: 3  
ENG 204 - Script Writing; Credits: 3  
ENG 304 - Screenwriting; Credits: 3  
HIS 202 - Film History; Credits: 3  
HIS 204 - Film Classics; Credits: 3  
Total Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences: 15
Total Program Credits: 120 


Recommended Sequence of Courses

Course Code
Course Name
Credits
 
Semester 1
 
ENG 101    English Composition 1    3   
MAT ___   Quantitative Competency Elective   3  
SPE ___   Oral Communication Competency Elective   3  
VID 121   Introduction to Filmmaking   3  
VID 145     Digital Photography    3   
  Total 15
 
Semester 2
 
ENG 102    English Composition 2    3   
SCI ___   Scientific Competency Elective   3  
VID 131    Television Workshop    3  
VID 231   Motion Picture Editing 1   3  
VID 302   Audio for Video   3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 3
 
HIS 202    Film History    3   
SOC ___   Diversity Competency Elective   3  
VID 132   Remote Television Workshop   3  
VID 215   Film Lighting   3  
VID 361    Acting for the Camera    3   
  Total 15
 
Semester 4
 
ART/MUH ___    Art or Music History Elective (1)    3   
CCP 180    Web Portfolio Design    3   
ENG 204    Script Writing    3   
VID 233    Narrative Filmmaking    3   
VID 315    Cinematography 1    3   
  Total 15
 
Semester 5
 
VID 331    Cinematography 2    3   
VID 333    Producing    3   
VID 334    Motion Picture Editing 2    3   
VID ___   Design Elective (1)   3  
VID ___   Intermediate Production Course (1)   3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 6
 
ENG 304   Screenwriting   3  
HIS 204   Film Classics   3  
VID 232   Filmmaking Aesthetics   3  
VID 371    Directing for the Screen    3   
VID ___   Intermediate Production Course (2)    3   
  Total 15
 
Semester 7
 
     
ELECT ___    3 Credit Elective (1)    3   
PSY 101   General Psychology   3  
VID 425    Senior Project 1    3  
VID ___   Advanced Craft Course (1)    3  
VID ___   Internship Elective (1)   3   
  Total 15
 
Semester 8
 
ELECT ___    3 Credit Elective (2)    3   
ELECT ___    3 Credit Elective (3)    3   
VID 426   Senior Project 2   3  
VID ___   Advanced Craft Course (2)    3   
VID ___   Film/Video Program Elective (1)   3   
  Total 15
 
Total Program
120

 

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