Digital Film and Television Communication Academic Plan

Bachelor of Science Degree. Digital Film and Television Emphasis.

Visit the Communication Studies and Theatre Arts Department to learn more about this program.

  Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

COMS 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication - 3
General Education courses - 12
Total semester credits - 15

DFT 151 Broadcast Performance - 3
General Education courses - 12
Total semester credits - 15

Sophomore
Year

DFT 160 Studio Production - 3
DFT 294 Sophomore Seminar - 3
Minor course requirement - 3
General Education courses - 6
Total semester credits - 15

DFT 260 Electronic Field Production - 3
DFT 261 Electronic Media Copy Writing - 3
DFT 377 Mass Comm Practicum - 1
Minor course requirement - 3
General Education course - 3
Liberal Arts course - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Junior
Year

DFT 310 Media Literacy Family - 3
DFT 360 Advanced Field Production - 3
DFT 377 Mass Comm Practicum - 1
Minor course requirement - 6
Liberal Arts course - 3
Total semester credits - 16

DFT 301 History of Film - 3
JOUR 303 Documentary Production - 3
Minor course requirement - 3
Liberal Arts course - 3
General Education course - 4
Total semester credits - 16

Senior
Year

JOUR 302 History of Documentary - 3
Electives course - 3
Minor course requirement - 6
Liberal Arts course - 3
Total semester credits - 15

DFT 460 Initiative: Senior Project - 3
Minor course requirement - 3
General education course - 2
Electives courses - 7
Total semester credits - 15

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 42 cr.
Major Requirements - 36 cr.
Minor Program - 24 cr.
Liberal Arts - 12 cr.
Electives - 9 cr.
Credits to Degree - 123 cr.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisors students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.


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