Cinema and Media Communication - Multimedia/Animation Course Plan

Catalog Year 2017-2018

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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
Introduction to Audio (CMCO 243) 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
Film Theory & Criticism (CMCO 280) 3 credits
HUMA 205 or LITR & PHIL GE Requirement 3 credits
BIBL/RELI GE Elective Requirement 3 credits
Career Mapping & Obtaining an Internship (GEED 216 - optional/recommended) 1 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 47 credits

Spring Semester

HUMA 290 or Fine Arts GE Requirement 3 credits
Major Elective - from approved list 3 credits
Mass Media & Popular Culture (COMM 230) 3 credits
Lifelong Fitness (HHPA 120) 2 credits
Electives 4 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 62 credits

Third Year

Fall Semester

Editing Video (CMCO 350) 3 credits
Animation I (CMCO 360) 3 credits
Motion Graphics & Special Effects (CMCO 363) 3 credits
History & Theology of Christianity (RELI 300) 3 credits
Electives 3 credits
Semester Total 15 credits
Cumulative Total 77 credits

Spring Semester

Advanced Animation (CMCO 460) 3 credits
Field Experience/Internship (CMCO 475) 2 credits
Major Elective - from approved list 3 credits
Major Elective - from approved list 3 credits
Intercultural GE Requirement 3 credits
Electives 4 credits
Semester Total 18 credits
Cumulative Total 95 credits

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Senior Portfolio (CMCO 490) 1 credits
Developing a Professional Identity (GEED 218 - optional/recommended) 1 credits
Electives 14 credits
Semester Total 16 credits
Cumulative Total 111 credits

Spring Semester

Engaging Christ in Transition (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 620 or higher.

Students may earn up to 15 semester hours from the Australia Studies Center or the ORU Media Technology Summer Institute in lieu of the CMCO Major Electives.