Film (Bachelor of Arts)

Students must earn a 2.50 in the major and a "C" or better in each of the major and minor courses to graduate.  The student may choose any minor offered at JSU, but the following minors are recommended: creative writing, drama, communication, entrepreneurship, gender studies, marketing, and photography. 

The Film major requires 46 hours, including:

Course Title Credits
FLM 230Introduction to Film3
FLM 231Film Technology Foundations I3
FLM 232Film Technology Foundations II3
FLM 235Camera and Film Techniques3
FLM 400Film Theory (WI)3
FLM 499Film Capstone1
ART 341Digital Literacy for Artists/Designers3
ART 368Introduction to Photography3
DR 284Stage Crafts3
DR 351Playwriting and Screenwriting3
EH 409The Art of the Film (WI)3
Approved Electives15
Total Hours46

In addition to courses noted below, candidates for graduation must successfully complete all JSU Academic Regulations. More information about general education requirements can be found in the Summary of Degrees/Requirements section of the catalog.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHours
EH Composition sequence 3
Fine Arts 3
MS 110 Finite Mathematics (or higher) 3
History sequence 3
FLM 230 Introduction to Film 3
STU 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours15
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
EH 141 Oral Communication 3
History sequence 3
Social and Behavioral Science 3
ART 341 Digital Literacy for Artists/Designers 3
 Hours15
Sophomore
Fall
Literature sequence 3
Natural Science 4
Social and Behavioral Science 3
FLM 231 Film Technology Foundations I 3
 Hours13
Spring
Literature sequence 3
Natural Science 4
CS 201 Introduction to Information Technology 3
FLM 232 Film Technology Foundations II 3
FLM 235 Camera and Film Techniques 3
 Hours16
Junior
Fall
Foreign Language sequence 1 3
DR 284 Stage Crafts 3
ART 368 Introduction to Photography 3
EH 409 The Art of the Film (WI) 3
Minor 3
 Hours15
Spring
Foreign Language sequence 1 3
FLM 400 Film Theory (WI) 3
Film Electives 3
Minor/Electives 4
 Hours13
Summer
FLM 491 Internship in Film 3
 Hours3
Senior
Fall
Film Electives 6
Minor/Electives 9
 Hours15
Spring
FLM 499 Film Capstone 1
Film Electives 6
Minor/Electives 8
 Hours15
 Total Hours120