Sequence of Courses

Fall I Semester - 17 Credits

Course Number Course Title Credits
FIS 110 Language of Film 3
ART 101 Introduction to Drawing 3
ENG 101 Composition I 3
CEP 123 College and Career Success 2
Natural Sciences 3
Elective 3

Spring I Semester - 16 Credits

Course Number Course Title Credits
ART 141 Digital Photography 3
ENG 102 Composition II 3
Natural Sciences w/lab 4
Humanities 3
Constitution 3

Fall II Semester - 17 Credits

Course Number Course Title Credits
VIS 292 Introduction to Digital Editing 3
VIS 110 Storyboarding 3
VIS - Theory/History/Criticism Group 3
MATH 120 Mathematics 3
Social Sciences 3

Spring II Semester - 15 Credits

Course Number Course Title Credits
VIS 111 Writing the Narrative Screenplay 3
VIS 290 Introduction to Digital Cinema 3
VIS 261 Concepts and History of Digital Media 3
Fine Arts 3
Humanities 3

Fall III Semester - 15 Credits

Course Number Course Title Credits
VIS 341 Sound Design for Media Production 3
VIS - Theory/History/Criticism Group 3
VIS - Elective 3
Constitution 3
Cultural Diversity 3

Spring III Semester - 15 Credits

Course Number Course Title Credits
FIS 326 Cinematography 3
VIS 490 Advanced Digital Cinema 3
VIS - Theory/History/Criticism Group 3
Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3

Fall IV Semester - 15 Credits

Course Number Course Title Credits
VMT 496 Senior Project 3
VIS - Theory/History/Criticism Group 3
VIS Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3

Spring IV Semester - 15 Credits

Course Number Course Title Credits
VMT 496 Senior Portfolio 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Upper Division Elective 3

Groups Course List

Theory, Criticism, and History: COM 220, VIS 362, VMT 361, ENG 476B, ENG 477A, ENG 477C, FIS 410, FIS 470, FIS 495, FIS 400
VIS Elective: Can be any FIS, VIS, or VMT class

VIS Note: All graduates of the Visual Media program will build a portfolio including five works from courses required for the major and numbered 300 and above. Advisors will assist in the selection of representative works. These works may include such things as course projects, major research papers or projects, multimedia presentations, or web pages and the portfolio should contain a written evaluation of the portfolio by an instructor and a self-evaluation. All studio/lab courses will require a lab fee.

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