Five Towns College 2020-2021 Catalog 
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Five Towns College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Film/Video, B.F.A.

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HEGIS Code: 0605.00                         Inventory of Registered Program Code: 28764

Program 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.

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

Program Course Requirements
Common Core
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)    
ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)   
PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)   
Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)      
Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)   
Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)   
Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)   
Total Common Core Credits: 21
Film/Video Content Specialty Courses
MAC 280 - Digital Media Art: Design; (3cr)     
VID 100 - Production Safety and Set Protocol; (1cr)   
VID 121 - Introductory Production: Introduction to Filmmaking; (3cr)                          
VID 131 - Introductory Production: Television Workshop; (3cr)   
VID 132 - Fundamental Production: Remote Television Workshop; (3cr)   
VID 145 - Digital Photography; (3cr)   
VID 215 - Film Lighting; (3cr)   
VID 231 - Motion Picture Editing 1; (3cr)    
VID 233 - Fundamental Production: Narrative Filmmaking; (3cr)   
VID 240 - Audio for Video; (3cr)   
VID 243 - Producing; (3cr)  
VID 261 - Acting for the Camera; (3cr)  
VID 305 - Film Aesthetics; (3cr)   
VID 315 - Cinematography 1; (3cr)   
VID 331 - Cinematography 2; (3cr)   
VID 334 - Motion Picture Editing 2; (3cr)   
VID 371 - Directing for the Screen; (3cr)   
VID 425 - Pre-Production: Senior Project 1; (3cr)   
VID 430 - Production: Senior Project 2; (2cr)     
VID 428 - Post-Production: Senior Project 3; (3cr)  
Advanced Craft Course; (3cr)     
Design Elective; (3cr)   
Intermediate Production Course; (6cr)   
Internship Elective; (3cr)  
Film/Video Program Elective; (3cr)   
Total Content Specialty Courses: 75
Additional Liberal Arts and Science Courses
Art or Music History Elective; (3cr)   
ENG 204 - Script Writing; (3cr)    
ENG 304 - Screenwriting; (3cr)   
HIS 202 - Film History; (3cr)    
HIS 204 - Film Classics; (3cr)   
Total Additional Liberal Arts and Science Credits: 15
General Elective; (9cr)  
Total Electives Credits: 9
Total Program Credits: 120


Film/Video Program Recommended Sequence of Courses  




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