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
Digital Filmmaking
LAFSC 2
Major51-56
General Education49-50
Electives22-24
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 (COM217A) 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)

Ministry Scholars B.A. to M.A. Academic Plans

B.A. in Media Production 2017-2018: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4GES160 Inquiry Seminar3GES130 Christianity Western Culture4
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
Second Language (S) course1 4 GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3
Elective 3 COM170A Media Production I4
 14 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
Mathematics (M) course 3 THE201 Christian Theology3
 13 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 4-6
 13 3 15-17
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 4
Elective 3  
 14-17 0 16
Total Credits: 122-127
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 2017-2018: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
GES140 Introduction to Wellbeing3 Laboratory Science (D) course 4
BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3 COM170A Media Production I4
Second Language (S) course1 4 Elective 3
 14 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
Elective 3 Mathematics (M) course 3
 14 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 5 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
  Elective 3
 14 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
COM374 Broadcast Production4Interim Off COM493 Capstone: Independent Filmmaking and Media Production4
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3 COM481 Internship in Communication4
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: 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.)