Five Towns College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Dec 04, 2022  
Five Towns College 2022-2023 Catalog

Film and Television, B.F.A.


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HEGIS Code: 0605.00                         

Inventory of Registered Program Code: 28764


Program Overview

The Film and Television Program develops in students the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to produce broadcast-style and narrative motion pictures. Graduates of the Film and Television 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 and Television 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 and Telvision Content Specialty Courses
MAC 280 - Digital Media Art: Design; (3cr)  
VID 100 - Production Safety and Set Protocol; (1cr)   
VID 121 - Intro Prod: Introduction to Filmmaking; (3cr)                          
VID 131 - Intro Prod: Television Workshop; (3cr)   
VID 132 - Fund Prod: Remote Television Workshop; (3cr)  or IMA 110 - 3D Animation 1; (3cr)  
VID 145 - Digital Photography; (3cr)   
VID 215 - Film Lighting; (3cr)   
VID 231 - Motion Picture Editing 1; (3cr)    
VID 233 - Fund Prod: Narrative Filmmaking; (3cr)   
VID 240 - Audio for Video; (3cr)   
VID 243 - Producing; (3cr)  
VID 305 - Film Aesthetics; (3cr)   
VID 306 - Post Production Sound for Film and Television; (3cr)  
VID 315 - Cinematography 1; (3cr)   
VID 331 - Cinematography 2; (3cr)   
VID 334 - Motion Picture Editing 2; (3cr)   
VID 371 - Directing 1; (3cr)   
VID 425 - Pre-Production: Senior Project 1; (3cr)   
VID 426 - Production: Senior Project 2; (2cr)    
Advanced Craft Course; (3cr)     
Design Elective; (3cr)   
Intermediate Production Course; (6cr)   
Internship Elective; (3cr)  
Film and Television Program Elective; (6cr)    
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 220 - Movements Through Film; (3cr)   
Total Additional Liberal Arts and Science Credits: 15
Electives
General Elective; (9cr)  
Total Electives Credits: 9
Total Program Credits: 120

 

 

 

 

 



Recommended Sequence of Courses

Course Name Course Name
Semester 1 Semester 2
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)   ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)  
Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)   HIS 202 - Film History; (3cr)  
Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)   Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)  
VID 100 - Production Safety and Set Protocol; (1cr)   Intro Prod: Television Workshop; (3cr)  
VID 121 - Intro Prod: Introduction to Filmmaking; (3cr)   VID 231 - Motion Picture Editing 1; (3cr)  
VID 145 - Digital Photography; (3cr)    
Total 16 Total 15
Semester 3 Semester 4
MAC 280 - Digital Media Art: Design; (3cr)   Art or Music History Elective; (3cr)  
VID 132 - Fund Prod: Remote Television Workshop; (3cr)  or IMA 110 - 3D Animation 1; (3cr)   ENG 204 - Script Writing; (3cr)  
VID 215 - Film Lighting; (3cr)     VID 233 - Fund Prod: Narrative Filmmaking; (3cr)  
VID 240 - Audio for Video; (3cr)   VID 315 - Cinematography 1; (3cr)  
VID 243 - Producing; (3cr)   Film and Television Program Elective; (3cr)  
Total 15 Total 15
Semester 5 Semester 6
ENG 304 - Screenwriting; (3cr)   HIS 220 - Movements Through Film; (3cr)  
VID 305 - Film Aesthetics; (3cr)   VID 371 - Directing 1; (3cr)  
VID 331 - Cinematography 2; (3cr)   VID 425 - Pre-Production: Senior Project 1; (3cr)  
VID 334 - Motion Picture Editing 2; (3cr)   VID 306 - Post Production Sound for Film and Television; (3cr)  
Intermediate Production Course; (3cr)   Intermediate Production Course; (3cr)  
Total 15 Total 15
Semester 7 Semester 8
General Elective; (3cr)   General Elective; (3cr)  
PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)   General Elective; (3cr)  
VID 426 - Production: Senior Project 2; (2cr)    Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Advanced Craft Course; (3cr)   Design Elective; (3cr)  
Internship Elective; (3cr)   Film and Television Program Elective; (3cr)  
Total 14 Total 15

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