Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Film and Media Production

This program will be effective for students starting in Fall 2017 or later. Click here for requirements before Fall 2017.

Total Credit Hours: 43

School of Communication Core (10 credit hours)

  • COMM 100: School of Communication Seminar
  • COMM 200: Communication and New Media
  • COMM 201: Media Theory and Criticism
  • COMM 360: Digital Media Ethics

Foundation Courses (9 credit hours)

  • COMM 130: Introduction to Audio
  • COMM 135: Introduction to Video Production
  • COMM 274: Introduction to Cinema

Production Electives (12 credit hours)

Choose four courses, max of one non-COMM course
  • 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 299: Themes in Film & Digital Media: Animation
  • COMM 299: Themes in Film & Digital Media: Filmmaking in Rome (at the John Felice Rome Center)
  • COMM 308: Screen Directing
  • COMM 326: Screenwriting
  • COMM 333: Virtual Reality: From Concepts to Practices
  • COMM 337: Advertising/Public Relations Commercial Production
  • COMM 338: Narrative Production
  • COMM 339: Documentary Video Production
  • COMM 359: Advanced Post-Production
  • COMM 373: Digital Storytelling Abroad
  • COMM 374: Special Topics in Film & Digital Media
  • COMM 384: Film Practicum
  • COMP 104: Computer Animation
  • COMP 150: Introduction of Computing
  • FNAR 115: Foundations of Photography
  • FNAR 219: Photography: Digital Imaging
  • FNAR 233: Digital Media I: Pixel
  • FNAR 234: Digital Media II: Vector
  • FNAR 334: Digital Media III: Motion
  • FNAR 383: Digital Media IV: Interactive
  • MUSC 201: Music Technology I
  • THTR 204: Playwriting
  • THTR 252: Theatrical Design I
  • THTR 261: Beginning Acting for Non-Majors

Film & Media Studies (6 credit hours)

  • COMM 203: Topics in Cinema History
  • COMM 258: Games Studies
  • COMM 280: R/Evolution in Communication Technology
  • 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

Internship (3 credit hours – Required)

Capstone (3 credit hours)

COMP = Computer Science MUSC = Music
FNAR = Fine Arts THTR = Theatre