Certificate in Screen Studies
The Certificate in Screen Studies introduces students to the study and the history of film, experimental film, video art and/or media arts. The certificate requires four courses:
- FMA 1141 Media Arts I, an introductory production course that emphasizes individual students' rigorous exploration of creative, personal visions, along with mainstream applications;
- FMA 1171 Media & Culture, which concentrates on the cultural production, distribution, and reception of film and media arts; and,
- FMA 1172 Introduction to Film and Video Analysis, which introduces students to the conceptual and theoretical tools to analyze film, television, and video
- A Film or Media Arts History course selected from a specific list.
Students who complete the certificate will achieve the following learning outcomes:
- Experience translating creative, personal vision into audio and video projects;
- Consideration of personal work in the context of larger aesthetic theories;
- An overview of the role of film, video and media arts in the larger American culture;
- Experience analyzing film, television and video from a number of critical perspectives; and,
- An historical awareness of the development of Film and Video, of New Media, or of Experimental Film and Video Art.
Assessment is based on creative audio, video and media arts projects; blogs; critical papers and/or examinations.
|FMA 1141||Media Arts I||4|
|FMA 1171||Media & Culture||3|
|FMA 1172||Introduction to Film and Video Analysis||3|
|Select one of the following Film or Media Arts History courses: 1||3-4|
|Survey of New Media|
|Film History I (1895-1950)|
|Film History II (1950-Present)|
|History of Experimental Film and Video Art|
|Total Credit Hours||13-14|