2016-17 Degree Plan

Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media (Production Concentration), BFA

College of Fine Arts: Department of multidisciplinary
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Term 1 Hours Towards Degree: 15 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
MA 111: Technical Introduction to Video Production 3 C-
IFDM Elective 3 D-
ENGL 110: Accelerated Composition or ENGL 111: Composition I and ENGL 112: Composition II or ENGL 113: Enhanced Composition 3 C
Math Core Course 3 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 2 Hours Towards Degree: 31 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
ARTS 130: Introduction to Electronic Art 3 D-
ENGL 120: Composition III 3 C
Physical and Natural Science Core Course (With Laboratory) 4 C
Social and Behavioral Science Core Course 3 C
Foreign Language 3 C
Term Hours: 16
Term 3 Hours Towards Degree: 46 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
IFDM 205L: Studio I: Activating Digital Space 3 C
CS 105L: Introduction to Computer Programming 3 C
THEA 495: Studies in Theatre 3 D-
ARTH 252: Contemporary Art and New Media 3 D-
Humanities Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 4 Hours Towards Degree: 61 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
IFDM 210: Introduction to Modeling and Postproduction 3 C
MA 210: Introduction to Film Studies 3 D-
MA 216: Topics in Video Making or ARTS 231 3 D-
ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 or CJ 130 or PHIL 156 3 C
Elective outside the major 3 D-
Term Hours: 15
Term 5 Hours Towards Degree: 76 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
IFDM 300: Critical Intermediations 3 C
ARTS 232: Sound Art I or THEA 397: Sound for Performance 3 D-
IFDM Elective 3 D-
Physical and Natural Science Core Course 3 C
Humanities Core Course 3 C
Term Hours: 15
Term 6 Hours Towards Degree: 91 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
IFDM 310: Studio II: Writing Digital Narrative 3 C
IFDM Elective 3 D-
IFDM Elective 3 D-
IFDM Elective 3 D-
Elective outside the major 3 D-
Term Hours: 15
Term 7 Hours Towards Degree: 107 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
IFDM 400: Ethics 3 C
IFDM 450: IFDM Capstone I Senior Projects Course 4 C
THEA 458: Screenwriting 3 D-
THEA 493: Art Direction for TV, Film, and New Media 3 D-
IFDM Elective 3 D-
Term Hours: 16
Term 8 Hours Towards Degree: 120 Crucial course: Cc Hours Minimum Grade Notes
IFDM 410: The Business and Law of Film and New Media 3 C
IFDM 451: IFDM Capstone II Senior Projects Course 4 C
MA 409: Advanced Video Art 3 D-
IFDM Elective 3 D-
Term Hours: 13
Degree Plan Notes
  • Students must earn a C or better in each IFDM core course. However, students may earn a D- in courses in IFDM production and IFDM Electives provided their cumulative grade point average is at least a 3.0.

  • Additionally, students may need to earn a C or better to meet prerequisite requirements.

  • IFDM Electives are chosen from the Career Pathways list. See CFA advisor for details.

  • Students must consult CFA Student Success Specialist regarding options for CORE Curriculum as many CFA Degrees have specific requirements.

  • ENGL 219 or ENGL 220 or CJ 130 or PHIL 156s
    CJ 130: Public Speaking
    ENGL 219: Tech & Professional Writing
    ENGL 220: Expository Writing
    PHIL 156: Reasoning & Critical Thinking