The Film and Television (FITV) major requires eleven (11) courses. Students must declare a concentration in Film or Television. Required courses are:
- Departmental introductory course: COMM 1000 - Fundamentals of Communication and Media Studies (new) or COMM 1010 - Introduction to Communication and Media Studies
- One Ethics, Law and Policy course.
- Film Concentration Series: FITV 1501 - Understanding Film;FITV 2501 - History of Film, 1895-1950; and FITV 3501 - Film Theory and Criticism
- Television Concentration Series: FITV 1601 - Understanding Television; FITV 2601 - History of Television; and FITV 3601 - Television Theory and Criticism
- One FITV production course
- Two FITV courses at the 3000/4000 level (excluding production courses)
- Three additional electives: any course with the FITV subject course, plus those on an approved list, may be used for this requirement
View the requirements checklist.
*To become a film and television major, a student must demontrate an earned cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better or receive written permission from the associate chair or chair of the department. In addition, no D-grade work will be credited toward the major or minor.
**Double majors may count up to two courses from another major within our department, excluding any course with a COMM designator.