Communication Arts Major: Cinema and Media Arts Option (B.A.)
Students must complete all of the Communication Arts major requirements and will work with their academic advisor to select courses that also satisfy option requirements.
Students must complete all of the Communication Arts major requirements. The option in Cinema and Media Arts consists of 24 credits as distributed below. Courses may be used toward the Communication Arts Degree requirements as well as the Cinema and Media Arts option. Courses applied to the option must be completed with a minimum grade of C- and overall GPA of 2.0. Transfer students must complete a minimum of 12 credits at UNH Manchester.
|I. Select three of the following:||12|
|Fundamentals of Video Production|
|Advanced Video Production|
|Fundamentals of Audio Prod|
|Advanced Topics in Digital Media Production 1|
|Special Topics in Applied Communication 1|
|II. Select two of the following:||8|
|Internship/Communication in the Urban Community 1|
|Image and Sound|
|History of Film|
|Special Topics in Communication Organization, History, and Policy 1|
|III. Select one of the following:||4|
|Film History/Theory and Method|
|Independent Study 1|
Upon completion of the Communication Arts program, students will be able to:
- Analyze how creativity, artistry, narrative, identity, persuasion, and ethics shape messages and relationships produced within a variety of social, organizational, and industry contexts.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills that give them expertise and proficiency in areas such as human relations, social media, digital video, audio production, graphic design, writing, and speaking.
- Know the history of communication practices and understand how media technologies and messages have impacted societies, cultures, organizations, and businesses.
- Effectively research and creatively explore communication practices, experiences, and trends using high quality sources of information, multiple modes of inquiry, and multiple presentation formats.
- Identify professional interests or career paths by working with the Internship and Career Planning Office and by engaging with communication settings outside the classroom through internships, service learning, field trips, and independent studies.