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Media Arts & Technology

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Media Arts and Technology focuses on the concepts, processes and production of digital filmmaking.  The program prides itself on encouraging student creativity while instilling the necessary technical skills and work ethics to live your dream and is committed to educating responsible filmmakers. Here we guide you through your raw ideas to your finished product with the fundamentals of scriptwriting, pre-visualization and planning, cinematography, non-linear editing with Final Cut Pro, visual effects with After Effects, and post-production techniques and mastering including DVD creation. Media Arts and Technology students will have a comprehensive core of courses that will assist them in meeting their individual career or transfer focus.  The program focus will include a detailed education in cinematography and digital filmmaking practice, history and criticism, and encourages critical exploration of emerging forms of visual storytelling. This program encourages student experimentation and personal growth

MEDIA ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY DEGREE

 

First Year
Fall Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
MMDA1100L Communicating through Storyboards 2 3 3
ENGL1200L College Composition 3 0 3
MMDA1200L Design Software Essentials 2 3 3
MMDA1300L Movie Making I 2 3 3
MMDA1360L Intro to Cinematography 2 3 3
ESNT1200L College Essentials 1 0 1
  Total 12 12 16
 

First Year
Spring Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ARTS2120L Introduction to Digital Photography 2 2 3
ENGL2300L Creative Writing Workshop 3 0 3
MMDA1350L Movie Making II 2 3 3
MMDA1500L Intro to Motion Graphics 2 3 3
MMDA2100L Introduction to 3D Design 2 3 3
  Mathematics Elective 3 0 2
  Total 14 11 18
 

Second Year
Fall Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
MMDA2350L Movie Making III 2 3 3
ENGL2340L Script Writing for Film and Television 3 0 3
MMDA2400L Studio I 1 10 6
  Science Elective 3 0 3
  Total 9 13 15
 

Second Year
Spring Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
MMDA2600L Intro to Post Production 2 3 3
MMDA2450L Studio II 1 10 6
BUS2380L Business Law I 3 0 3
  Liberal Arts Elective 6 0 6
  Social Science Elective 3 0 3
  Total 12 13 18

Total Credits: 65

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