Film and Moving Image Program Requirements

The courses listed below are required for completion of the bachelor’s degree in film and moving image. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson Educational Experience (SEE).

Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.

Major Requirements (all students):

EDCP 100

First Year Seminar

ART 106

Art History Survey

FMI 101

Cinema I: Visual Storytelling

FMI 102

Cinema II: Fundamentals of Continuity

FMI 103

Introduction to 16mm Film Production

FMI 201

Cinematography I: Black & White

FMI 204

Broadcast Production

FMI 211

Basic Screenwriting

FMI 221

Art & Craft of Editing I

FMI 231

Film and Moving Image History

FMI 301

Documentary/Promo Production

FMI 302

Narrative Production

FMI 304

Directing the Actor

FMI 331

Major Directors/Movements

FMI 351


FMI 401

Senior Project Pre-Production

FMI 402

Senior Project Production


Basic Digital Photography

VCD 125

Fundamentals of Digital Media

Students must also complete the courses for one of the tracks listed below.

Cinematography Track:

FMI 202

Cinematography II: Color

FMI 303

Lighting for the Camera

FMI 305

Production Design

FMI 306

Experimental Cinema

FMI 334

Film Aesthetics

Editing Track:

FMI 222

Art & Craft of Editing II

FMI 441

Sound Design

MOGR 330

Type in Motion

MOGR 331

Intermediate Motion Graphics

VCD 230

Typography I

Producing Track:

FMI 352

Grant Writing

FMI 353

Budgeting & Scheduling Films

FMI 354

Production Management

FMI 355

The Business of Filmmaking

FMI 451

Film Distribution and Intellectual Property

Writing Track:

FMI 311

Advanced Screenwriting

FMI 313

Script Analysis

FMI 334

Film Aesthetics

FMI 352

Grant Writing

FMI 411

Feature Film Writing