Media Production

Introductory Courses (1000 level)

Students must complete the 2 required introductory courses:

  • COM 1000 - Surv of Communication Studies
  • COM 1100 - Public Speaking

Theory Courses (2000 level)

The following theory course is required for this specialization:

  • COM 2340 - Theories of Visual Communication & Culture

Students must choose one (1) additional theory class from the following:

  • COM 2240 - Theories of Perform Studies
  • COM 2280 - Theories of Persuasion
  • COM 2300 - Theories of Mass Communication
  • COM 2400 - Theories of Interpersonal Com

Advanced Topics Courses (3000 level)

Students must complete the following two classes:

  • COM 3301 - Intro to Film & Video Production
  • COM 3321 - Interactive Media Design I

Students must choose one (1) Advanced class from the following (but are encouraged to use a free elective to take both):

  • COM 3302 - Advanced Film & Video Production
  • COM 3322 - Interactive Media Design II

Students must choose one (1) Media Studies course from the following:

  • COM 3340 - Film History
  • COM 3341 - Gender and Film
  • COM 3342 - International Cinema
  • COM 3343 - Contemporary Cinema
  • COM 3351 - Media & Society
  • COM 3352 - Media & Technology
  • COM 3353 - Media & Politics
  • COM 3354 - Media Criticism
  • COM 3355 - Media Effects
  • COM 3390 - Special Topics in Media & Film

Students must choose any other (1) complementary 3000 level course in a third area.

Advanced Research Courses (4000 level)

Students must take both:

  • COM 4001 - Qualitative Research in COM
  • COM 4002 - Quantitative Research in COM

Capstone Course (5000 level)

Students must complete the Capstone Course:

  • COM 5050 - Senior Project

Internship Requirement

Students must complete a Production Internship for this specialization. The Internship must be approved by the Specialization Expert.

A&S Core Fine Arts

Students interested in Film & Video Prodcution are encouraged to take COM 1300 - Film Analysis, to satisfy the Fine Arts Core Curriculum requirement.