Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

International Film Studies

Bachelor of Arts in Film and Digital Media

This program will be effective for students declaring the major Fall 2017 or later.
Click here for requirements before Fall 2017.

 

School of Communication Core
School of Communication Seminar COMM 100 1
Media Theory and Criticism COMM 201 3
Digital Communication & Society COMM 200 3
Digital Media Ethics COMM 360 3
TOTAL 10
Introduction Courses
Intro to Cinema COMM 274 3
Choose one:
Intro to Audio
Intro to Video
Web Design and Usability

COMM 130
COMM 135
COMM 275


3
TOTAL 6
Production Elective
Choose one from the list below.
Intro to Audio
Intro to Video
Story for Film
Photojournalism
Digital Cinema Production
Radio/TV Writing
Web Design and Usability
Themes in Film and Digital Media (Animation)
Screen Directing
Screenwriting*
Virtual Reality: From Concepts to Practices
Ad/PR Multimedia Commercial Production†
Documentary Video Production
Advanced Post-Production
Digital Storytelling Abroad†
Special Topics
Film Practicum
COMM 130
COMM 135
COMM 202
COMM 207
COMM 232
COMM 257
COMM 275
COMM 299
COMM 308
COMM 326
COMM 333
COMM 337
COMM 339
COMM 359
COMM 373
COMM 374
COMM 384








3
TOTAL 3
Media and Society
Choose two from the list below.
Game Studies
Media Culture and Communication
Media Technology and Society
Global Media
Guerilla Media
Remixing Culture
Archiving and Curating
New Media Criticism
COMM 258
COMM 271
COMM 280
COMM 283
COMM 322
COMM 323
COMM 357
COMM 361



6
TOTAL 6
Cinema History, Theory & Genre
Choose three from the lists below. A maximum of 3 hours from a non-COMM course is allowed, though one may choose to take all of their selected courses within the School of Communication.
Topics in Cinema History**
Discovering China Through Film
Film Genre**
COMM 203
COMM 301
COMM 324

6-9
English & Literature
High and Low Culture
European Film
African Film
Indian Film
Italian Film Genre
Italian Film History
International Film
ENGL 359
LITR 204
LITR 219
LITR 244
LITR 264
LITR 267
LITR 284



0-3
Fine and Performing Arts
History of Photography
Seminar in Art and Ideas
FNAR 365
FNAR 390
0-3
German Studies
German Cinema GERM 370 0-3
TOTAL  9
Internship
Requires a minimum of 18 credit hours completed and Junior or Senior standing
FDM Internship COMM 394 3
TOTAL 3
Capstone
Requires a minimum of 25 credit hours completed and Senior standing
Choose one:
Narrative Production
Film and Digital Media Capstone

COMM 338
COMM 388

3
TOTAL  3
SOC School Requirements
Writing Intensive   3
Writing Intensive (different semester)   3
Language Requirement (102-level or higher)   3
TOTAL  9
 TOTAL CREDITS  40

* Writing Intensive
† Satifises Engaged Learning requirement
** May be repeated if different topic