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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Creative Media

MAJOR: Digital Film Making

Students must complete all university requirements and the Digital Film Making curriculum outlined below. All Digital Film Making Curriculum requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.

Requirements

Foundation Courses

30 total credits total required 

CMI 100Introduction to the Creative Media Industry

3 cr.

 

CMI 200Sound Design 1

3 cr.

or

CMT 206Principles of Sound

3 cr. (2+2P)

 

CMI 205Cinematography I

3 cr.

or

CMT 205Cinematography

3 cr. (2+2P)

 

CMI 216Editing I

3 cr.

or

CMT 195Digital Video Editing I

3 cr. (2+2P)

 

CMI 235Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media

3 cr.

or

ENGL 235Narrative: Principles of Story Across the Media

3 cr.

 

CMI 300History of Cinema

3 cr.

 

CMI 303Cinema Review and Critique

3 cr.

or

ENGL 303Theory and Criticism: Film, Media and Culture

3 cr.

or

ENGL 326Cultural Identity and Representation Across the Media

3 cr.

 

CMI 314Acting for Film

3 cr.

CMI 328Producing

3 cr.

CMI 497Portfolio Design and Development

3 cr.

CMI 216: Course may be taken at an NMSU community college

Elective Course

Choose 27 total credits from the following (of which 21 credits must be 300 level and above)

CMI 231History of Animation

3 cr.

CMI 232Storyboarding

3 cr.

CMI 250Beginning 2-D Animation

3 cr.

CMI 260Foundations of 3D Animation

3 cr.

CMI 301Sound Design II

3 cr.

CMI 305Business of Filmmaking/Animation

3 cr.

CMI 309Screenwriting I

3 cr.

CMI 310Cinematography II

3 cr.

CMI 311Editing II

3 cr.

CMI 315Adventures in Genre

3 cr.

CMI 318Documentary Production

3 cr.

CMI 329Studies in Drama

3 cr.

CMI 341Visual Effects I

3 cr.

CMI 395Directing I

3 cr.

CMI 396Directing II

3 cr.

CMI 397Practicum

1-3 cr. (2P)

CMI 398Special Topics

3 cr.

CMI 400Directed Studies

1-6 cr.

CMI 420Short Film Production

3 cr.

CMI 480Screenwriting II

3 cr.

CMI 490Advanced Screenwriting

3 cr.

CMI 495Internship

1-12 cr.

CMI 496Media Law/Ethics

3 cr.

CMT 126Film Crew Training I

9 cr.

CMT 156Film Crew Training II

9 cr.

CMT 190Digital Video Production I

3 cr. (2+4P)

CMT 210Digital Video Production II

3 cr. (2+2P)

CMT 215Digital Video Editing II

3 cr. (2+2P)

CMT 222Pre-production Management

3 cr. (2+2P)

ENGL 232Script Development and Storyboarding

3 cr.

ENGL 309Screenwriting I

3 cr.

ENGL 336Studies in Film

3 cr. (3+3P)

THTR 306Screenwriting I

3 cr.

CMT 126, CMT 156, CMT 190, CMT 210, CMT 215, and CMT 222: see course descriptions in back of this catalog for designated community college campuses