Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

IFMP Production Track

Starting Fall 2012 the interdisciplinary major and minor of International Film and Media Studies will be housed in the School of Communication.

Total Credit Hours: 39

Foundation Courses (9 credit hours)

  • IFMS 201 Media Theory and Criticism
  • COMM 274 Intro to Cinema
  • COMM 135 Intro to Video OR
  • COMM 232 Digital Cinema Production

Required Production Courses (9 credit hours)

  • FNAR 115 Photography
  • COMM 130 Intro to Audio Production
  • COMM 326 Screenwriting 

Elective Production Courses (12* credit hours)

*6 hours must be at the 300 level
 
  • COMM 135 Intro to Video Production (if not taken above)
  • COMM 202 Story for Film and TV
  • COMM 207 Photojournalism
  • COMM 232 Digital Cinema Production (if not taken above)
  • COMM 257 Radio/TV Writing
  • COMM 275 Web Design & Usability
  • COMM 338 Narrative Production
  • COMM 339 Documentary Production
  • COMM 359 Advanced Post Production
  • COMM 384 Film Practicum
  • FNAR 219 Digital Photography
  • FNAR 233 Computer Graphics I
  • FNAR 333 Computer Graphics II
  • FNAR 383 Design for the Web
  • IFMS 263 Intermediate Topics in Production
  • IFMS 363 Advanced Topics in Production
  • IFMS 399 Internship in Production
  • MUSC 201Intro 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 & Tech I

International Cinema History (3 credit hours)

  • COMM 203 Cinema History
  • COMM 302 Discovering China Through Film
  • FNAR 365 History of Photography
  • GERM 370 German Cinema
  • IFMS 262 Intermediate Topics in Int'l Cinema History
  • IFMS 362 Advanced Topics in Int'l Cinema History
  • LITR 204 European Film
  • LITR 214 Indian Film
  • LITR  219 African Film
  • LITR 244 Indian Film
  • LITR 267 Italian Film History
  • LITR 284 International Film

Media and Society or Theory, Genre & Movements (3 credit hours)

Media and Society
  • ANTH 210 Visual Representation of Culture
  • ANTH 308 Media and Cultural Change
  • COMM 200 Communication & New Media
  • COMM 258 Game Studies
  • COMM 383 Global Media
  • COMM 322 Guerilla media
  • COMM 232 Remixing Culture
  • COMM 357 Archiving & Curating (Topics)
  • COMM 361 New Media Design and Criticism
  • FNAR 199 Art and Visual Culture
  • HIST 393 Amer. Culture & Society on Film
  • IFMS 265Intermediate Topics in Media & Society
  • IFMS 360 Advanced Topics in Media and Society
  • SOCL 123 Mass Media and Pop Culture T
Theory, Genre & Movements
  • COMM 324 Film Genre (repeatable twice with different topics)
  • FNAR 390 Seminar in Art and Ideas
  • IFMS 261 Intermediate Topics in Theory & Genre
  • IFMS 361 Advanced Topics in Theory and Genre
  • LITR  264 Italian Film Genre

Capstone Experience (3 credit hours)

  • COMM 338 Narrative Production
  • COMM 339 Documentary Video Production
  • IFMS 394 Capstone Project (Production) OR 
  • IFMS Program Director's permission for a course equivalent