Film Production Transfer Guide

  • Minneapolis Community & Technical College
    AS Cinema: Editing & Post Production

    to MSUM BA Film Production

    Quick Facts:
    College credits applied = 60
    Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 12
    Other requirements = 48

    MN Transfer Curriculum (MnTC)/ Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC)


    Goal Area Requirement MCTC Courses Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Written/ Oral Communication ENGL 1110 College Composition (3 cr) OR 1 ENGL 101 English Composition I
    ENGA 1110 College Composition (3 cr) 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 Courses in Goal Areas to Equal 42 Credits Total for Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC) Minimum credits to complete MnTC/ LASC Goal Areas = 12. Try to take LASC courses that count as upper division courses in more than one goal area.
    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)  
    EDIT 2103 Post-Production I (4 cr)  
    EDIT 2104 Editing I (4 cr)  
    EDIT 2105 Editing II (4 cr)  
    EDIT 2106 Advanced Post-Production (4 cr)  
    EDIT 2107 Internship (2 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)

    Number of credits must bring the total to 120. Consult with MSUM Advisor for best choices.