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, theatre, communication, entrepreneurship, gender studies, marketing, and photography. 

The Film major requires 49 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 491Internship in Film3
FLM 499Film Capstone1
ART 341Digital Literacy for Artists/Designers3
ART 368Introduction to Photography3
EH 409The Art of the Film (WI)3
THR 284Stage Crafts3
THR 430Film Techniques3
Approved Electives15
Total Hours49

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
MS 110 Finite Mathematics (or higher) 3
History sequence 3
FLM 230 Introduction to Film 3
FLM 231 Film Technology Foundations I 3
SSC 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours15
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
EH 141 Speech 3
History sequence 3
ART 341 Digital Literacy for Artists/Designers 3
FLM 232 Film Technology Foundations II 3
 Hours15
Sophomore
Fall
Literature 3
Fine Art 3
Natural Science 4
Social and Behavioral Science 3
FLM 235 Camera and Film Techniques 3
 Hours16
Spring
Literature 3
Natural Science 4
CS 201 Introduction to Information Technology 3
ART 368 Introduction to Photography 3
THR 284 Stage Crafts 3
 Hours16
Junior
Fall
Foreign Language sequence 1 3
EH 409 The Art of the Film (WI) 3
Film Electives 3
Minor/Electives 6
 Hours15
Spring
Foreign Language sequence 1 3
FLM 400 Film Theory (WI) 3
FLM 491 Internship in Film 3
Film Electives 3
Minor/Electives 3
 Hours15
Senior
Fall
Social and Behavioral Science 3
Film Electives 6
Minor/Electives 6
 Hours15
Spring
FLM 499 Film Capstone 1
THR 430 Film Techniques 3
Film Electives 3
Minor/Electives 6
 Hours13
 Total Hours120