Cinema and Media Communication - Audio Production Course Plan

Catalog Year 2016-2017

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Major Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements.

Major Elective

Must be taken to fulfill major requirements, or replaced with an equivalent course.

Gen-Ed Requirement

Must be taken to fulfill general education requirements.

Elective

Can be chosen from a selection of courses.

See MyGFU for detailed academic requirements.

First Year

Fall Semester

History of U.S. Cinema (CMCO 160) 3 credits
Introduction to Communication (COMM 100) 3 credits
Knowing & Being Known (LIBA 100) 3 credits
Bible Survey (BIBL 100) 3 credits
MATH GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 15 credits

Spring Semester

Introduction to Video Production (CMCO 230) 3 credits
HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
Social Science GE Requirement 3 credits
Natural Science GE Requirement 4 credits
HIST, INTL or PSCI GE Requirement 3 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 31 credits

Second Year

Fall Semester

Digital Multimedia Production (CMCO 250) 3 credits
Scriptwriting for Media or Dramatic Scriptwriting (CMCO 260 or CMCO 320) 3 credits
CMCO Major Elective - from approved list 3 credits
HUMA 205 or LITR & PHIL GE Requirement 3 credits
Bible Elective 3 credits
Career Mapping & Obtaining an Internship (GEED 216 - optional/recommended) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

Introduction to Audio (CMCO 243) 3 credits
CMCO Major Elective - from approved list 3 credits
Mass Media & Popular Culture (COMM 230) 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 62 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Editing Video (CMCO 350) 3 credits
Film Theory & Criticism (CMCO 280) 3 credits
Sound Design (CMCO 343) 3 credits
Studio Sound Recording (CMCO 344) 3 credits
History & Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 77 credits

Spring Semester

Field Experience/Internship (CMCO 475) 2 credits
CMCO Major Elective - from approved list 3 credits
CMCO Major Elective - from approved list 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Electives 7 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 94 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Senior Portfolio (CMCO 490) 1 credits
Developing a Professional Identity (GEED 218 - optional/recommended) 1 credits
Electives 15 credits
Semester Total 17 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Culture & Christianity (LIBA 400) 3 credits
Electives 12 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 126 credits

Notes

Math requirement may be waived with a math SAT score of 600 or higher.

Student may take up to 15 credits at the Contemporary Music Center Program in Martha's Vineyard in lieu of the four CMCO Major Electives.