School of the Arts, Media + Culture SAMC

CONCENTRATIONS

A total of 30 s.h of credit, including a minimum of 12 s.h. of upper-level credit is required to complete a Concentration.

Art + Design Concentration

  • ART 181 Visual Foundations I (3 s.h.)
  • ART 182 Visual Foundations II (3 s.h.)
  • ART 411 Senior Studio (3 s.h.)
  • ART 412 Senior Studio (3 s.h.)
  • 6 s.h. of Art History
  • 12 s.h. of Art Electives

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Film Studies Concentration

12 s.h. of the following:

  • MCOM 211/COMM 260 Introduction to Film Studies (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 221/COMM 220 Digital Filmmaking I (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 315/COMM 336 Film History II (3 s.h.)

Choose one of:

  • MCOM 412/COMM 431 Masters of Cinema (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 413/COMM 435 Religious Themes in Cinema (3 s.h.)

18 s.h. of electives selected from the following:

  • MCOM 222/COMM 240 Acting for Camera (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 315/COMM 336 Film History II (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 316/COMM 340 Film Genre and Criticism (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 321/COMM 330 Digital Filmmaking II (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 322/COMM 311 Digital Film Post-Production (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 323/COMM 334 Introduction to Sound Recording (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 361/COMM 320 Screenwriting I (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 390/COMM 350 Selected Topics: Canadian Perspectives on Film (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 391-393/COMM 351-359 Communications Practicum in Film Studies (max 3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 412/COMM 431 Masters of Cinema (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 413/COMM 435 Religious Themes in Cinema (3 s.h.)
  • MCOM 422/COMM 440 Digital Film Directing (3 s.h.)

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Media + Communication Concentration

  • MCOM 291/COMM 250 Communication Theory in Everyday Life (3 s.h.)
  • 6 s.h. of Leadership MCOM/COMM courses
  • 6 s.h. of Media MCOM/COMM courses
  • 9 s.h. of MCOM/COMM electives

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Music Concentration

  • MUSI 131 Music History from Baroque to Classical (3 s.h.)
  • MUSI 132 Music History from Romanticism to Present (3 s.h.)
  • MUSI 225 Music Theory (3 s.h.)
  • MUSI 226 Music Theory (3 s.h.)
  • MUSI 325 Advanced Music Theory (3 s.h.)
  • MUSI 326 Advanced Music Theory (3 s.h.)
  • 6 s.h. of Music Electives at 300 or 400 level
  • Applied Lessons (2 s.h.)
  • Large Ensembles (2 s.h.)
  • Applied Music Electives (i.e. lessons or ensembles) (2 s.h.)

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Theatre Concentration

  • THTR 110 Technical Theatre (3 s.h.)
  • THTR 130 Introduction to Theatre (3 s.h.)
  • THTR 161 Acting I: Foundations of Acting (3 s.h.)
  • THTR 162 Acting I: The Actor’s Process (3 s.h.)
  • THTR 231 Theatre History I (3 s.h.) OR
  • THTR 232 Theatre History II (3 s.h.)
  • 3 s.h. of Theatre Practica: Theatre students must complete 3 s.h. of practica by participating in department productions.
  • 3 s.h. of Theatre Praxis Course
  • 3 s.h. of Theatre Dramatic Literature and Theory Courses
  • 6 s.h. of either of above two categories

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