Film Studies Transfer Guide

  • Minneapolis Community & Technical College
    AS Cinema: Screenwriting

    to MSUM BA Film Studies

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

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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) 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 Goal Area Courses to Equal 42 Credits for Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum (LASC) Minimum credits needed beyond the AS and BA 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)  
    SCRN 2103 Script Analysis & Structure (4 cr)  
    SCRN 2104 Writing Nonfiction Scripts (4 cr)  
    SCRN 2105 Writing the Fictional Feature-Length Script (4 cr)  
    SCRN 2106 Screenwriting Practicum (4 cr)  
    SCRN 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 302 Practicum (1)
    • FILM 383 Adaptations to Film (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 492A Senior Seminar Project Devel (1)
    • FILM 492B Senior Seminar (3)

    Restricted Electives: (3 cr)
    Repeat one of following for credit:

    • FILM 386 Genre Studies
    • FILM 387 Director Studies
    • FILM 388 Topical Studies
        

    Choice of Electives: (10 cr)

    One course must be a FILM course. Consult MSUM advisor for best options.

    General Electives: (10 cr)

    Consult with MSUM advisor for best choices.