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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2018-2019 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Film and Television Production, B.A.

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Film and Television Production Student Learning Outcomes

Film History and Critical Context

  • Students will know the history of film (American and global) from its beginnings to the present day, including the contributions of key filmmakers and film movements
  • Students will understand the influence of socio-historical contexts on the creation and reception of media text, especially the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, and national contexts

Effective Communication with an Audience

  • Students will be able to use the technical means of visual storytelling–camera placement and movement, lighting, blocking, sound design, performance, post-production–to create films that affect an audience
  • Students will know how to apply dramatic structure to create films that engage an audience

Technical Competency

  • Students will be able to demonstrate advanced competency in at least one major area from the following: Creative Producing, Production Management/AD, Directing, Cinematography, Post-Production, Online Storytelling

Creativity and Originality

  • Students will be able to demonstrate creativity in their work, assessed in terms of independent thinking, originality, imagination, experimentation, problem solving, and risk taking in thought and cinematic expression

Professional Set Protocol

  • Students will know the protocols of professional industry practices

Transition to Professional World

  • Students will know the available professional strategies to promote and disseminate their creative work
  • Students will know professional strategies to market themselves

Social Responsibility

  • Students will know the ethical implications and responsibilities of their influence as content creators

Major Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

Foundational Courses

Upper Division Requirements

Technical Skills

Preparing the Intermediate Project

Intermediate Project

Film and Television Production Model Four-Year Plan

  • Normal course load is 15 semester hours or 4-5 courses per semester.
  • Consult your advisor regarding proper course sequencing and course selection for the major.
  • Suggested sequence, but students often take courses in a modified order.
  • All students must complete six flags to graduate. Each student is responsible for ensuring she/he fulfills all graduation requirements.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Total: 17-19 semester hours

Spring Semester

Total: 15-19 semester hours

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Total: 12-14 semester hours

Spring Semester

Total: 16-17 semester hours

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Total: 15-19 semester hours

Spring Semester

Total: 18-21 semester hours

Senior Year

Fall or Spring Semesters

Total: 15-18 semester hours

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