Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Film and Media Production

This program will be active for students starting in Fall 2013 or later

Total Credit Hours: 43

School of Communication Core (10 credit hours)

  • COMM 100 SOC Seminar
  • COMM 200 Communication & New Media
  • COMM 201 Media Theory and Criticism
  • COMM 360 Digital Media Ethics

Foundation Courses (9 credit hours)

  • COMM 130 Intro to Audio
  • COMM 135 Intro to Video Production
  • COMM 274 Intro to Cinema

Production Electives (15 credit hours)

Choose 5 courses, max of 2 non-COMM courses
 
  • COMM 202 Story for Film and TV
  • COMM 207 Photojournalism
  • COMM 232 Digital Cinema Production
  • COMM 257 Radio/TV Writing
  • COMM 275 Web Design and Usability
  • COMM 308 Screen Directing
  • COMM 326 Screenwriting
  • COMM 338 Narrative Production
  • COMM 339 Documentary Video Production
  • COMM 359 Advanced Post-Production
  • COMM 384 Film Practicum
  • COMM 3XX Animation
  • COMM 37X Special Topics in FDM
  • COMP 104 Computer Animation
  • COMP 150 Introduction to Computing
  • FNAR 115 Photography
  • FNAR 219 Digital Photography
  • FNAR 233 Computer Graphics I
  • FNAR 333 Computer Graphics II
  • FNAR 383 Design for the Web
  • MUSC 201 Intro to Music Technology
  • THTR 204 Playwriting/Storytelling
  • THTR 252 Intro to Design
  • THTR 253 Crafts for the Stage
  • THTR 261 Beginning Acting
  • THTR 328 Stage Lighting: Theory and Tech I

Film & Media Studies (6 credit hours)

Choose 2 courses, max of 1 non-COMM course
 
  • COMM 203 Topics in Cinema History
  • COMM 258 Games Studies
  • COMM 283 Global Media
  • COMM 301 Discovering China through Film
  • COMM 322 Guerilla Media
  • COMM 323 Remixing Culture
  • COMM 324 Film Genre
  • COMM 357 Archiving and Curating
  • COMM 361 New Media Criticism
  • ENGL 284 Intro to Film History
  • ENGL 359 High and Low Culture
  • FNAR 199 Art and Visual Culture
  • FNAR 365 History of Photography
  • FNAR 390 Seminar in Art and Ideas
  • ANTH 210 Visual Representation of Culture
  • ANTH 308 Media and Cultural Change
  • HIST 393 American Culture and Society on Film
  • SOCL 123 Media and Society
  • GERM 370 German Cinema
  • LITR 204 European Film
  • LITR 219 African Film
  • LITR 244 Indian Film
  • LITR 264 Italian Film Genre
  • LITR 267 Italian Film History
  • LITR 284 International Film

 Capstone/Engaged Learning (3 credit hours)

Requires a minimum of 25 credits of FDM course-work and Junior or Senior standing
 
  • COMM 338 Narrative Production
  • COMM 384 Digital Cinema Practicum
  • COMM 38X FDM Capstone
  • COMM 39X FDM Internship