UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Courses Offered

DFT Courses 

Digital Film and Television (DFT) is available as an emphasis in the Theatre Arts major or as a minor.

A Theatre major with DFT emphasis allows students whose interest lies in the pre-production, production, and post-production of film and television to acquire a degree that reflects precise technical production skills and expressive visionary creativity.  Courses focus on design, performance, writing and production.

Theatre major with DFT emphasis

Digital Film and Television Communication (DFT) Emphasis 36 Total Credits
Required Courses: 24 cr. hrs.
DFT 151 Broadcast Performance 3 cr.
DFT 160 TV Studio Production 3 cr.
DFT 260 Electronic Field Production 3 cr.
DFT 294 Sophomore Seminar: Theatre, Film and Television Theory and Research
DFT 310 Media Literacy - A Weapon Against Propaganda 3 cr.
DFT 360 Corporate Electronic Communication 3 cr.
DFT 377 Digital Film and Television Practicum 1 cr. (need 2 semesters)
DFT 460 Initiative: Senior Project 3 cr.

Directed Electives: 6 cr. hrs.
DFT 261 Electronic Media Copy Writing 3 cr.
DFT 301 History of Film 3 cr.
DFT 458 Broadcast Programming and Criticism 3 cr.

Electives: 6 cr. hrs.
DFT 200 Introduction to Film Studies 3 cr.
DFT 261 Electronic Media Copy Writing 3 cr.
DFT 301 History of Film 3 cr.
JOUR 302 History of Documentary 3 cr.
JOUR 303 Documentary Production 3 cr.
DFT 351 Broadcast Performance II (Acting for the Camera) 3 cr.
DFT 379 Internship (3 -12 cr.)
DFT 389 Special Topics Option  (.5-3 cr.)
DFT 458 Broadcast Programming and Criticism 3 cr.
DFT 499 Independent Study (1-3 cr.)

Digital Film and Television Minor

24 Total Credits
Required Courses: 21 cr. hrs.

DFT 151 Broadcast Performance 3 cr.
DFT 160 Studio Production 3 cr.
DFT 260 Electronic Field Production (pre-requisite DFT 160) 3 cr.
DFT 301 History of Film 3 cr.
DFT 310 Media Literacy-A Weapon Against Propaganda 3 cr.
DFT 360 Corporate Electronic Communication (pre-requisite DFT 260) 3 cr.
DFT 458 Broadcast Programming and Criticism 3 cr.
Choose one from the following: 3 cr. hrs.
DFT 261 Electronic Media Copy Writing 3 cr.
JOUR 245 Writing for Film and Television 3 cr.