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  • Film Community

Learning Communities

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  • Film Community

    You should live in this community if you are a declared Film Studies or Film Production major.

    The community is for those students majoring in Film Studies or Film Production. You will take the foundational level film courses, introducing students to mise-en-scene, cinematography, sound, and editing. Under the guidance of award-winning faculty, these skills are developed through challenging hands-on projects, critical analysis, and creative problem solving.

    As a member of the community, you will...

    • live with other students who have declared film as a major.
    • take three classes with students who live on your floor.
    • have a Dragon Mentor dedicated to providing you with various opportunities for career exploration and support.
    • be exposed to career options that can be attained with a film degree.
    • have the convenience of organizing meeting times for group projects since you live on the same floor.
    • have the opportunity to attend film screenings with faculty members on campus and within the community

    Required Common Courses:

    Film 100 Technical Training (Video Production)
    Major Requirement (1 credit)
    This course is designed to develop a thorough understanding of the technical equipment needed for the first level Video Production course.

    Film 172 Video Production
    Major Requirement (3 credits)
    Theory of and practical experience with video production techniques.

    HUM 101 Humanities Through the Arts
    LASC Goal Area 6: Humanities and Fine Arts (3 credits)
    An introductory, chronological examination of the arts, focusing on representative works of the Western tradition. (MnTC Goal 6)

    Community Location

    This community is historically located in Dahl Hall.