Undergraduate Catalog - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Film and Digital Media Majors | Judson University Christian College

Film and Digital Media Majors

IMPORTANT NOTES FOR ALL FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA MAJORS:

  1. 40% of major must be taken at Judson.
  2. 40% of major requirements must be upper division.
  3. Major GPA of 2.0 is required.
  4. Resident GPA of 2.0 is required.
  5. Gen Ed courses can not be applied to major requirements.

Film and Video Production

Required = 53 Credit Hours (excludes Gen Eds)

Communications

Required = 9 Credit Hours

  • COM442 Communication Theory/Application
  • COM495 Senior Internship
  • COM499 Senior Research Project

Literature

Required = 3 Credit Hours

  • ENG465X Shakespeare: Plays and Performance

Media Studies

Required = 27 Credit Hours

  • MED243 Introduction to Video Production
  • MED225 Storytelling
  • MED230 Digital Publishing I
  • MED240 Writing for the Media
  • MED252 Visual Art and New Media
  • MED344X Film Hist/Tech: American Cinema
  • MED349X Film Hist/Tech: World Cinema
  • MED443X Public Relations
  • MED348 Exploring Creativity

Mass Media and Workshops

Required = 4 Credit Hours

  • MED140 Introduction to Media
  • MED144 Communication and Media Experience (2 semesters, .5 each)

Communication Arts Conference

Required = 1 Credit Hour

All Communication Arts majors must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson. Registration is for zero credit hours except the student's final semester when it must be taken for one credit hour.

Media Focus

Required = 3 Credit Hours

  • MED142 Studies in Popular Culture
    • OR MED245 Comic Books and Graphic Novels
    • OR MED350 God in the Movies

Video Production

Required = 6 Credit Hours

Choose Two of the following

  • ENG442 Screenwriting for TV and Film
  • MED224 Photography for Digital Media
  • MED343 Advanced Video Production
  • MED345X Advertising
  • THE362 Directing for Stage and Video

Media Business/Management

Required = Credit Hours (excludes Gen Eds)

Communications

Required = 12 Credit Hours

  • COM311 Language and Society
  • COM442 Communication Theory/Application
  • COM495 Senior Internship
  • COM499 Senior Research Project

Business and Media Studies

Required = 18 Credit Hours

  • BUS101 Introduction to Business
    • OR BUS250 Principles of Management
  • MED230 Digital Publishing I
  • MED240 Writing for the Media
  • MED348 Exploring Creativity
  • MED224 Photography for Digital Media
    • OR MED243 Introduction Video Production
  • MED345X Advertising
    • OR MED443X Public Relations

Mass Media and Workshops

Required = 4 Credit Hours

  • MED140 Introduction to Media 
  • MED144 Communication and Media Experience (2 semesters, .5 each)

Communication Arts Conference

Required = 1 Credit Hour

All Communication Arts majors must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson.  Registration is for zero credit hours except the student's final semester when it must be taken for one credit hour.

Business Focus

Required = 12 Credit Hours

Choose four of the following in addition to courses taken above (excludes gen eds):

  • BUS101 Introduction to Business
  • BUS242 Basic Microeconomics
  • BUS250 Management Principles
  • BUS253 Business Law I
  • BUS255 Marketing Fundamentals
  • BUS301 Leadership and Change
  • BUS349 Corporate Finance
  • BUS430 International Marketing
  • COM347X Business Communication
  • BUS411 Project Management
  • MED345X Advertising
  • MED443X Public Relations

Media Writing

Required =47 Credit Hours (excludes Gen Eds)

Communications

Required = 12 Credit Hours

  • COM311 Language and Society
  • COM442 Communication Theory/Application
  • COM495 Senior Internship
  • COM499 Senior Research Project

Literature

Required = 3 Credit Hours

Choose one of the following courses:

  • ENG261 Children's Literature
  • ENG263 American Literature Since 1865
  • ENG264 Adolescent Literature
  • ENG266 The Inklings
  • ENG312 Literary Theory & Criticism
  • ENG360 Archetypes of Western Literature
  • ENG361 Hero and Anti-Hero
  • ENG362 Man and Woman
  • ENG363 Prophetic Comedy
  • ENG364 Non-Western Literature
  • ENG371 Nature Literature
  • ENG373 Faith and Doubt
  • ENG373 Light in Darkness

Media Studies

Required = 15 Credit Hours

  • MED244 Photography for Digital Media
    • OR MED243 Video Production I
  • MED230 Digital Publishing I
  • MED240 Writing for the Media
  • MED345X Advertising
    • OR MED443X Public Relations
  • MED348 Exploring Creativity

Mass Media and Workshops

Required = 4 Credit Hours

  • MED140 Introduction to Media
  • MED144 Communication and Media Experience (2 semesters, .5 each)

Communication Arts Conference

Required = 1 Credit Hour

All Communication Arts majors must register for COM293 every semester that they attend Judson.  Registration is for zero credit hours except the student's final semester when it must be taken for one credit hour.

Writing Focus

Required = 12 Credit Hours

Choose four of the following in addition to courses taken above (excludes gen eds):

  • COM486 Independent Study
  • ENG210 Advanced Essay Writing
  • ENG211 Non-Fiction Prose
  • ENG312 Literary Theory & Criticism
  • MED225 Storytelling
  • ENG357 Creative Writing
  • ENG442 Screenwriting for TV and Film

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