Film Studies Transfer Guide

  • Minneapolis Community & Technical College
    Certificate Cinema Studies

    to MSUM BA Film Studies

    Quick Facts:
    College credits applied = 24
    Gen Ed/ LASC goal areas & credits remaining = 27
    Other requirements = 69

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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)
    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
    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 = 27. 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 CIST 1103 World Cinema (3 cr) 6, 8 *FILM 385 Survey of International Cinema
    CIST 1104 Documentary History (3 cr) 6, 7 Elective
    CIST 1105 Topics in Cinema History (3 cr)   *FILM 388 Topical Studies

    *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 100 Technical Training: Video Prod (1)
    • FILM 101A Practicum (1)
    • FILM 172 Video Production (3)
    • FILM 281 Film Appreciation (3)
    • FILM 281S Studio in Film Appreciation (1)
    • FILM 302 Practicum (1)
    • FILM 383 Adaptations to Film (3)
    • FILM 386 Genre Studies (3) OR
    • FILM 387 Director Studies (3) OR
    • FILM 388 Topical Studies (3)
    • FILM 480 Film Theory & Criticism (3)
    • FILM 492A Senior Seminar Project Devel (1)
    • FILM 492B Senior Seminar (3)
        

    Restricted Electives: (13 cr)
    Choose one course to repeat for credit.

    • FILM 386 Genre Studies (3)
    • FILM 387 Director Studies (3)
    • FILM 388 Topical Studies (3)
        

    Electives (12 cr)

    Students choose from list. At least one must be a FILM course. Consult with your MSUM Advisor.

    General Electives (28 cr)

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