View our FEATURED COURSES for the upcoming semester. These courses are either special topics or sparsely offered that if you're interested, you should sign up for as soon as possible.

Course Offerings

Review the below chart to see what can be taken for specific requirements in your FAVS Major. You can sort by your concentration (top row) to check how a course is applied toward your degree.

Summer 2017

[last updated March 3, 2017]

 Producing / DirectingProduction / Post-ProductionScreenwriting (2015+)BusinessVideo ProductionScreenwriting (2014 & older)
FAVS 225 - The History of World CinemaRequiredRequiredRequiredAHTAHTAHT
FAVS 280 - Writing for the Moving ImageRequiredRequiredRequiredinstead of FAVS 470/THR 482instead of FAVS 470/THR instead of FAVS 470/THR
FAVS 300 - Global HorrorAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
AVT 253 - Intro to Digital PhotographyFundamentalFundamentalElective
ENGH 372: Introduction to FilmAHTAHTAHTAHTAHTAHT
ENGH 373 - Film and Video FormsRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
ENGH 396 - Introduction to Creative WritingRequiredRequired
COMM 303 - Writing across the MediaElectiveElective
COMM 320 - Business and Professional CommunicationElective
COMM 380 - Media CriticismAHTAHTAHTAHTAHTAHT
COMM 454 - Free Speech and Ethicsor FAVS 352 (fall)or FAVS 352 (fall)or FAVS 352 (fall)or FAVS 352 (fall)or FAVS 352 (fall)or FAVS 352 (fall)
THR 411: Great Film DirectorAHTAHTAHTAHTAHTAHT
GAME 332 - RS: Story Design for Computer GamesAdvancedRequiredElectiveRequired
AFAM 390: Gender, Race, and Sexuality in TV (cross-listed with WMST)AHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
FRLN 331: Samurai on ScreenAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
INTS 312 - Images and Experiences of ChildhoodAHTAHTAHTAHTAHTAHT
JAPA 320 - The Films of Akira KurosawaAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
MBUS 300 - Managing Financial ResourcesElective
MBUS 301 - Managing People and OrganizationsElective
MBUS 302 - Managing Information in a Global EnvironmentElective
MBUS 303 - Marketing in a Global EconomyElective
MBUS 305 - Managing in a Global EconomyElective
WMST 300 - Gender, Race, and Sexuality in TVAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
WMST 450: Women in MediaAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
Fall 2017

[last updated March 20, 2017]

 Producing/
Directing
Production/
Post-Production
SCWR (2015+)BusinessVideo
Production
SCWR (2014 and older)
FAVS 100 - Colloquium (no longer offered)FAVS 311FAVS 311FAVS 311
FAVS 225 - The History of World CinemaRequiredRequiredRequiredAHTAHTAHT
FAVS 250 - Business of Film and VideoRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired (was 355)Required (was 355)Required (was 355)
FAVS 255 - Video Production for FilmRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
FAVS 260 - Video Editing for FilmRequiredRequiredRequired
FAVS 280 - Writing for the Moving ImageRequiredRequiredRequiredinstead of FAVS 470/THR 482instead of FAVS 470/THR 482instead of FAVS 470/THR 482
FAVS 300 - Global HorrorAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
FAVS 311 - Producing IFundamentalFundamentalRequired (for FAVS 100)Elective / Required (for FAVS 100)Required (for FAVS 100)
FAVS 331 - CinematographyFundamental/RequiredFundamental/RequiredRequired/See FAVS 335
FAVS 333 - Sound Editing and RecordingFundamental/RequiredFundamental/RequiredRequired/See FAVS 335
FAVS 335 - Sound and Lighting (no longer offered)FAVS 331 & 333
FAVS 352 - Ethics of Film and VideoRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
FAVS 355 - Film Business Practices (changed course #)FAVS 250FAVS 250FAVS 250FAVS 250FAVS 250FAVS 250
FAVS 365 - Documentary Filmmaking IAuthoringAuthoringRequired or FAVS 375/385
FAVS 378 - Web SeriesAuthoringAuthoringElectiveRequired or FAVS 375/365Elective
FAVS 399:001 - Advanced CinematographyFundamentalAdvancedElective
FAVS 399:007 - Interactive Storytelling and Social ChangeAuthoringAuthoringRequired or FAVS 365/385/375
FAVS 399:005 - Contemporary Chinese FilmAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
FAVS 450 - InternshipRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
FAVS 455 - Virtual Studio ProductionFundamentalFundamental or AdvancedElective
FAVS 460 - Advanced Video EditingFundamentalFundamental or AdvancedElective
FAVS 470 - TV WritingRequiredtake FAVS 280take FAVS 280Required
FAVS 483 - Feature-Length ScriptwritingAdvancedRequiredRequired
FAVS 496 - Advanced Visual Storytelling (SCWR Senior Project)RequiredRequired
FAVS 497 - Senior Film Practicum (PROP Senior Project)RequiredRequired (if Cine/Edit route)
FAVS 498 - Creative Producing and Development (PROD Senior Sequence)RequiredRequiredSee AdvisorSee Advisor
FAVS 499 - Senior Project (PROD Senior Sequence)RequiredRequiredor FAVS 497 (see Advisor)or FAVS 496 (see Advisor)
AVT 204 - Visual ThinkingRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
AVT 252 - Darkroom PhotographyFundamentalFundamentalElective
AVT 253 - Digital Photography IFundamentalFundamentalElective
AVT 354 - Digital Photography IIFundamentalFundamentalElective
AVT 356 - Photo Studio TechniquesFundamentalFundamental or AdvancedElective
AVT 382 - 2D Experimental AnimationFundamentalAdvancedElective
AVT 383 - 3D Experimental AnimationFundamentalAdvancedElective
AVT 390 - Video ArtAuthoringAuthoringRequired or FAVS 365/385/375
AVT 411 - Motion DesignFundamentalFund or AdvElective
ENGH 362 - Cinemas of ResistanceAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
ENGH 370 - Introduction to DocumentaryAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
ENGH 371 - Television StudiesAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
ENGH 372 - Intro to FilmAHTAHTAHTAHTAHTAHT
ENGH 373 - Film and Video FormsRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequiredRequired
ENGH 377 - Digital Creative WritingElectiveElective
ENGH 386 - Editing for Audience, Style, and VoiceElectiveElective
ENGH 396 - Introduction to Creative WritingRequiredRequired
ENGH 398 - Fiction WritingElectiveElective
ENGH 399 - Creative Nonfiction WritingRequiredElective
ENGH 412 - Digital StorytellingElectiveElective
ENGH 492 - Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop (needs Prof approval)ElectiveElective
COMM 303 - Writing across the Media (Needs Dir approval)ElectiveElective
COMM 320 - Business and Professional CommunicationElective
COMM 359 - Media ManagementElective
COMM 364 - VideographyFundamentalFundamentalElective
COMM 375 - Mass Communication Advertising and PromotionsRequired
COMM 380 - Media CriticismAHTAHTAHTAHTAHTAHT
COMM 454 - Free Speech and Ethicsor FAVS 352or FAVS 352or FAVS 352or FAVS 352or FAVS 352or FAVS 352
THR 230 - Fundamentals of ProductionFundamentalFundamentalElective
THR 315 - Sound EngineeringFundamentalFundamental or AdvancedElective
THR 334 - Lighting DesignFundamentalAdvancedElective
THR 336 - Technical DirectionAdvancedElective
THR 380 - Playwriting IElectiveElective
THR 382 - Screenplay WorkshopElectiveElective
THR 423 - Audition Techniques: Stage and CameraFundamentalFundamentalElective
THR 490 - TV ComedyElectiveElective
GAME 250 - Music for Film and VideoFundamentalFundamentalElective
GAME 332 - RS: Story Design for Computer GamesAdvancedRequiredElectiveRequired
GAME 399:004 - Drone DevelopmentAdvancedElective
CULT 320: Globalization and CultureAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
FRLN 331-001 - War and FilmAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
FRLN 331-002 - International MysteriesAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
HIST 357 - Postwar Japan: 1945-PresAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
HIST 387:004 - Brazilian CinemaAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
HIST 387:010 - History at the Movies (6 credits)AHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
HIST 393 - Hiroshima & the World: Then & NowAHTAHTAHTAHTAHTAHT
INTS 312 - Images and Experiences of ChildhoodAHTAHTAHTAHTAHTAHT
INTS 347 - Gender Representation in Popular CultureAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
INTS 375 - History at the Movies (6 credits)AHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
ITAL 320 - Contemporary Italian Cinema
JAPA 320 - Japanese CinemaAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
MBUS 300 - Managing Financial ResourcesElective
MBUS 301 - Managing People and OrganizationsElective
MBUS 302 - Managing Information in a Global EnvironmentElective
MBUS 303 - Marketing in a Global EconomyElective
MBUS 304 - Entrepreneurship: Starting and Managing a New EnterpriseElective
MBUS 305 - Managing in a Global EconomyElective
MBUS 306 - Managing Projects and OperationsElective
MGMT 454: Social Impact and EntrepreneurshipFundamental (Producing students only)Elective
MUSI 301 - Music in Motion PicturesAHTAHTAHTAHTAHTAHT
WMST 300 - Current Issues in Women and Gender Studies (Needs Dir approval)DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
WMST 308 - Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, and Queer StudiesAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT
WMST 450 - Current Topics in Women and Gender Studies (Needs Dir approval)DoPAHT or DoPAHT or DoPAHTAHTAHT