CURRICULAR GUIDE

Motion Picture Production
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0901  (Effective Fall 2001 - Summer 2006)

This program is designed for students who already have a degree or who are
completing a degree in another area and wish to gain technical and creative
hands-on experience to build a demonstration reel showcasing their skills.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment and
advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

Contact the Art, Design and Multimedia Program, Academic and Office Facility,
Room 314, telephone number (517) 483-1476.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 20 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
FILM 118    Film Production I                                                4
FILM 226    Film Production II                                               4
FILM 227    Film Production III                                              4
IMAG 111    Intro to Photographic Tech I                                     4
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 15-18 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Social Issues                                          3-4 Credits
ENGL 240    The Film as Art                                                  4
MTEC 243    Ethics/Social Impact of Media (See Note 1)                       3

CHOICE 2:   Techniques and Technology                             9-10 Credits
ARTS 195    Employ/Busn Issues of Artists                                    1
FILM 203    Topics in Film/Animation                                         3
FILM 220    Screenwriting                                                    3
MTEC 152    Video Production Techniques                                      3
MTEC 153    Video Post-Production Technqs                                    3

CHOICE 3:   Capstone Project                                       3-4 Credits
FILM 281    Motion Picture Internship                                        3
FILM 290    Motion Picture Portfolio                                         4

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   35

1.    Students in this curriculum may be granted approval to waive the
      prerequisites for this course by contacting an advisor in the Art,
      Design and Multimedia Program prior to registration.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred
in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact
an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III
FILM 118          FILM 226          Lim.Ch.
IMAG 111          FILM 227          Lim.Ch.
WRIT 121          Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.