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Degree Requirements | Film Arts

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Degree Requirements

College of Liberal Arts
Bachelor of Arts in Film and Theatre - Film Arts

General Education Requirements
Course Name# Credit Hours  Course Name # Credit Hours
English    Humanities  
ENGL 1157 3  FORL 1001  3
ENGL 1158 or 11591 3  FORL 1002  3
Mathematics    ENGL Literature  3
MATH 1031, 1115, 1125 or higher 3  Social Sciences  
MATH 1032, 1116, 1126 or higher 3  Social Sciences2  6
Science    Arts  
BIOS3 3  Arts Elective4  3
BIOS or Physical Science3 6    
    Total 39
Other Requirements
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
Social Science 6  FORL 2001/1001  3
Electives outside of major 3000+ 6  FORL 1002  (3)5
Electives 16-19  ENGL Literature  6
    Total 37
Course Requirements for Major
Course Name/ # Credit Hours  Course Name/#  Credit Hours
FTA 1620  3  FTA 4540, 4541, 4545, 4591  6
FTA 2250, 2260, or 2320  3    
FTA 2510  3  FTA 13006 , 3460, 35107 , 3520, 4566, 45806 , 4600  6
FTA 2565  3  FTA Electives8  20
    Total  44
Total Credit Hours Required Credit Hours
                                                                                                    120
  1. "C" or better required
  2. Must include courses from two different fields (ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLI, PSYC, SOC, or URBN) and at least 6 hours at 2000-level or higher. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement.
  3. 6 hour sequence in one science. Select from BIOS, CHEM, EES, PHYS. 3 hours must be BIOS. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement.
  4. From FA, MUS, theater or film/video-related FTA. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement.
  5. Must complete nine credit hours in one language or six credit hours in two languages
  6. Fulfills oral competency
  7. Must take concurrently with FTCA 3511
  8. Select from FTCA 2250, 2260, 2270, 2320(fulfills oral competency), 2335, 2800 (1 hr.), 3460, 3510, 3511 (1 hr.), 3520, 3800 (1 hr.), 4096, 4251, 4333, 4460, 4500, 4530, 4550, 4551 (1 hr.), 4555, 4565, 4566, 4567, 4568, 4570, 4575, 4580, 4591, 4600, 4900 (13 hours must be taken at the 3000-level or higher)