Film Production Transfer Guide

  • Minneapolis Community & Technical College
    AS Cinema: Directing

    to MSUM BA Film Production


    MN Transfer Curriculum / Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum


    Goal Area Requirement MCTC Courses Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Written/Oral Communication ENGL 1110 College Composition (3) OR 1 ENGL 101 English Composition I
    ENGA 1110 College Comp (3) 1 ENGL 101 English Composition I
    ENGL 1111 Research & Composition for Change (3 cr) 1 MnTC Goal Area 1
    Humanities/Fine Arts CIST 1101 Cinema History I (3 cr) 6 MnTC Goal Area 6
    CIST 1102 Cinema History II (3 cr) 6 FILM 280 History of Film
    Human Diversity CIST 1104 Documentary History (3 cr) 6, 7 MnTC Goal Area 6, 7
    Global Perspective CIST 1103 World Cinema (3 cr) 6, 8 *FILM 385 Survey of International Cinema
    Additional Goal Area Courses to Equal 42 Credits for Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC) Minimum credits needed beyond AS requirements to complete LASC = 12
    Requirements for Major MCTC Course Goal if Applicable MSUM Equivalent
    Students must obtain a grade of C or higher CIPR 1101 Cinema Production I (3 cr)   FILM 172 Video Production (FILM 100 Technical Training: Video Production waived)
    CIPR 1102 Cinema Production II (3 cr)   FILM 200 Technical Training: Beginning Film Making AND
    FILM 284 Beginning Film Making
    SCRN 1101 Intro to Cinematic Storytelling (3 cr)   Electives
    SCRN 1102 Writing the Short Fiction Screenplay (3 cr)  
    CREC 2104 Directing I (4 cr)  
     DREC 2105 Directing II (4 cr)  
    DREC 2106 Documentary Prod (4 cr)  
    DREC 2107 Internship (2 cr)  
    DREC 2108 Directing Actors for Cinema (4 cr)  

    *Course doesn't count toward fulfillment of the 40 upper division credit requirement.

    Requirements remaining to take at MSUM (60 cr including remaining LASC)

    Core Requirements:

    • ENGL 285 Scriptwriting (3)
    • FILM 101A Practicum (1)
    • FILM 281 Film Appreciation (3)
    • FILM 281S Studio in Film Appreciation (1)
    • FILM 384 Techniques of Film Directing (4)
    • FILM 386 Genre Studies (3) OR
    • FILM 387 Director Studies (3) OR
    • FILM 388 Topical Studies (3)
    • FILM 400 Tech Training: Intermed Filmmaking (1)
    • FILM 480 Film Theory & Criticism (3)
    • FILM 484 Intermediate Filmmaking (3)
    • FILM 492A Senior Seminar Project Devel (1)
    • FILM 492B Senior Seminar (3)
        

    Restricted Electives: (13 cr)
    Choose from list. Consult with MSUM Advisor for best choices.

    General Electives: (9 cr)
    Consult with MSUM Advisor for best choices.