Film and Video Studies (FAVS)
College of Visual and Performing Arts
100 Film and Video Studies Colloquium (1:1:2) Students are exposed to the film and video industry through film professionals. Students are required to attend all sessions, review the speaker's materials prior to the class, prepare questions, and complete written critiques. Students completing their senior project will present their work as part of their last FAVS 100. FAVS majors must take three times.
355 Film Business Practices (3:3:0) Prerequisite: COMM 454 or equivalent ethics course. An overview of the film industry from a business perspective. Students learn basic business practices, film financing, business plans, film distribution, and management and marketing techniques appropriate for the film industry..
399 Special Topics in Film and Video Studies (1-3:1-3:0) In-depth presentation and exploration of topical studies. Subject matter varies. May be repeated for a maximum 12 credits when taken under different topics.
450 Internship in Film and Video Studies (3:1:0) Prerequisite: 75 credits, 15 credits in core FAVS courses, and permission of FAVS director. Required for all FAVS majors. On-the-job training in film and video studies through approved fieldwork study programs. Internships are arranged and supervised by the FAVS director.
499 Senior Project (3:3:0) Prerequisite: senior status in the film and video studies program. Culminating seminar devoted to analyzing and synthesizing knowledge and skills gained through undergraduate course work as it applies to film, video studies, and professional development. Students will be required to develop and present written materials and documentation related to the development and presentation of their works as well as present their work in FAVS 100 Film and Video Studies Colloquium as part of their formal oral presentation.