Film Production Transfer Guide

  • Minneapolis Community & Technical College
    AS Cinema: Cinematography

    to MSUM BA Film Production

    Quick Facts:
    College credits applied = 60
    Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 12
    Other requirements = 38

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


    Goal Area Requirement MCTC Courses Goal MSUM Equivalent
    Written/ Oral Communication (met) 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 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 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 1102 Writing the Short Fiction Screenplay (3 cr)   ENGL 285 Scriptwriting (Substitution)
    SCRN 1101 Intro to Cinematic Storytelling (3 cr)   Electives
    CINE 2103 Camera & Lighting (4 cr)  
    CINE 2104 Cinematography I (4 cr)  
    CINE 2105 Cinematography II (4 cr)  
    CINE 2106 Commercial Cinematography (4 cr)  
    CINE 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:

    • 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 (12 cr)

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