Foundation Year

SFDN181 F Drawing I 3
SFDN182 F Visual Language I 3
SFDN185 S Drawing II 3
SFDN191 S Time
SFDN183 F/S Form Study 3
F/S Studio Elective 3
HART100 F Intro to Western Art 3
HART (200 level) S History of Art Elective 3
LALW100 F/S Written Communication 3
FRSM100 F/S Freshman Seminar* 3

*Freshman Seminar is a course that focuses on critical reading and thinking skills. The course has multiple sections, each with a different theme; some sections focus on the history of art while others focus on liberal arts. Thus, the theme chosen determines which type of credit is reflected in the totals below.

All departmental required courses below must be successfully completed in the sequence indicated. Please refer to the departmental standing section of the academic catalogue for specific standards and minimum requirements as defined by your department. If you require further clarification, please consult with your faculty advisor or the chairperson of your department.

Sophomore Year

MPFV220 F Video One 3
MPFV210 F Film One* 3
MPFV245X F Sound One 3
MPFV221 S Video Two 3
MPFV211 S Film Two 3
LALW200 Literary Traditions 3
HART History of Art elective 3
LASS Social Science elective 3
LAMS Math/Sci elective 3
Studio elective 3


Junior Year

MPFV322 F Junior Major Viewing I
Choose 1 of 2: 3
         MPFV323 F Experiments in Film Narrative
         MPFV321 F Short & Fast: from Concept to Critique
MPFV325 S Junior Major Viewing II
MPFV312 S Junior Major Production
LALW Lit/Writ/Film elective 3
LA-SS/LW/MS Soc Sci, Lit/Writ/Film or Math/Sci elective 3
HART or LA-SS/LW/MS Hist of Art, Soc Sci, Lit/Writ/Film or Math/Sci elective 3
Studio electives 9


Senior Year

MPFV410 F Senior Thesis Studio One 3
MPFV402 F Contemporary Issues I 3
MPFV411 S Senior Thesis Studio Two 3
MPFV403 S Contemporary Issues Two 3
HART History of Art elective 3
LA-SS/LW/MS Soc Sci, Lit/Writ/Film or Math/Sci elective 6
Studio electives 9



Studio Foundation 18
Film/Video 39
History of Art 12 - 18
Liberal Arts 24 - 30
Studio Electives** 21


*Can be taken in studio foundation year as an open elective.

**Up to nine studio elective credits may be fulfilled by taking History of Art or Liberal Arts courses.

F (fall) or S (spring) — the semester in which the course must be taken due to course availability or major sequencing.