Major in Media Production (B.A.)
COM210Perspectives on Human Communication3
COM213Media Communication3
COM363Methods of Communication Research4
Choose one of the following Relational Communication courses:4
Group Communication
Advanced Group Communication
Interpersonal Communication
Choose one of the following Communication Analysis courses:3-4
Rhetorical Criticism
Media Criticism and Theory
Topics in Communication Analysis
Media Production Core
COM170AMedia Production I 14
COM270Media Production II4
COM302Media Law3
COM352Broadcast Journalism3
COM374Broadcast Production4
COM481Internship in Communication3-4
COM493Capstone: Independent Filmmaking and Media Production4
Choose three of the following:9-12
Photo Manipulation
Reporting I
Web Design for Mass Media
Storytelling
Screenwriting 1
Digital Filmmaking
LAFSC 2
Major51-56
General Education51-52
Electives20-22
Total Credits122-130
1

This course meets a General Education requirement.

2

Los Angeles Film Studies Center [LAFSC] option equivalencies: (Prerequisite: COM270)
Hollywood Production Workshop (COM373)
Faith & Artistic Development in Film (elective)
Professional Screenwriting (COM305A) or Storytelling COM264

Internship: Inside Hollywood [6 credits]; COM481 [3 credits]; production elective [3 credits]

One course from:
Professional Acting for the Camera (elective)
Independent Study (elective)

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B.A. in Media Production 2016-2017: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM110N Basic Communication3Mathematics (M) course 3GES110 College Writing3
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 COM170A Media Production I4
Second Language (S) course1 4  
 15 3 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM210 Perspectives on Human Communication3World Cultures (U) course 3Relational Communication Choice 4
COM270 Media Production II4 COM213 Media Communication3
Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3 Production Elective 3
PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1 THE201 Christian Theology3
Elective 3  
 14 3 13
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM352 Broadcast Journalism3Production Elective 3COM363 Methods of Communication Research4
COM310K Communication, Technology and Society3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
COM302 Media Law3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
Production Elective 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
  Elective 3
 13 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM374 Broadcast Production4Interim Off COM493 Capstone: Independent Filmmaking and Media Production4
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 COM481 or 497 Internship in Communication or Capstone: Relational Studies4
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Communication Analysis Course choice 4
Production Elective 4 Elective 3
Elective 3  
 14-17 0 15
Total Credits: 122-125
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

This program assumes a student will use COM110N and COM310K to meet the general education Nature of Persons and Science, Technology, and Society requirements. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)

B.A. in Media Production 2016-2017: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM110N Basic Communication3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4Mathematics (M) course 3
GES106 Introduction to Liberal Arts1 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightment and American Culture to 18774
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 COM170A Media Production I4
Second Language (S) course1 4  
 15 4 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM210 Perspectives on Human Communication3World Cultures (U) course 3Relational Communication Choice 4
COM270 Media Production II4 COM213 Media Communication3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 Production Elective 3
PEA100 Physical Wellness for Life1 THE201 Christian Theology3
Elective 3  
 15 3 13
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM302 Media Law3Production Elective 3COM363 Methods of Communication Research4
COM310K Communication, Technology and Society3 Comparative Systems (G) course 3
COM352 Broadcast Journalism3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
Elective 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
  Elective 3
 13 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM374 Broadcast Production4Interim Off COM493 Capstone: Independent Filmmaking and Media Production4
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 COM481 or 497 Internship in Communication or Capstone: Relational Studies4
Cross-Cultural Experience (Z) course 0-3 Communication Analysis Course choice 3
Production Electives 4 Elective 3
Elective 3  
 14-17 0 14
Total Credits: 123-126
1

Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent (Check the catalog for details of this option.)

This program assumes a student will use COM110N and COM310K to meet the general education Nature of Persons and Science, Technology, and Society requirements. 

Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grants are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.)