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Typical Sequence of Courses

B.F.A. Film (129 credits)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credits
CIN 1 Art of the Film 3
CIN 6 Basic 16mm Motion 3
CIN 12 Intro to Editing and Sound 3
Fine Arts (Core requirement 3
ENG 1 English 1 (Core requirement) 3
Social Science (Core requirement) 3
Total 18

 

Spring Semester Credits
CIN 2 Art of the Film 3
CIN 7 Intermediate 16mm Motion 3
CIN 13 Intermediate Editing and Sound 3
ENG 2 English 2 (Core requirement) 3
Social Science (Core requirement 3
Lab Science (Core requirement)* 4
Total 19

*Special permission needed.

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credits
CIN 3 Major Forces in the Cinema 3
CIN 9 Screenwriting 3
CIN 15 Cinematography 3
CIN 44 Acting & Directing for Film 3
Lang./Lit. (Core requirement) 3
Pol. Sci./Eco. (Core requirement) 6
Total 18

 

Spring Semester Credits
CIN 4 Major Figures in the Cinema 3
CIN 10 Screenwriting 3
CIN 8 Advanced 16mm Motion Picture Production 3
CIN 44 Acting & Directing for Film 3
Lang./Lit. (Core requirement) 3
Pol. Sci./Eco. (Core requirement) 3
Total 18

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credits
CIN 35 Production Lab 3
CIN 37 Production Lab 3
CIN 5 Art of Documentary 3
History/Philosophy (Core requirement) 3
Elective 3
CIN 3 Major Forces in the Cinema 3
Total 18

 

Spring Semester Credits
CIN 36 Production Lab 3
CIN 38 Production Lab 3
CIN 24 Documentary Production Workshop 3
History/Philosophy (Core requirement) 3
CIN 4 Major Figures in the Cinema 3
Total 15

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credits
CIN 89D Thesis 4
CIN 28 Film Theory 3
CIN 89C Project or Internship* 3
Elective 3
Total 13

*Not a requirement.

Spring Semester Credits
CIN 89D Thesis 4
CIN 29 Film Theory 3
CIN 4 Major Figures in the Cinema 3
Elective 3
Total 13

Total 129 Credits