Apr 26, 2018  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Digital Innovation, Film and Television, B.A.


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The Digital Innovation, Film and Television program cultivates students to become responsible, adaptable, and innovative leaders in a complex and rapidly converging digital environment. With a concentration on digital media production and the art of visual storytelling, we endeavor to prepare students through hands-on learning, cross-disciplinary study, team building, and community engagement. Digital Innovation, Film and Television prepares graduates for careers in the creative and corporate digital environments of film, television, broadcasting, producing, multimedia, content creation and in technology areas that are emerging.

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Requirements for the Digital Innovation, Film and Television major


Core Curriculum Requirements


See Undergraduate Core Curriculum  , including:

  • CSCI 170  (For SAI Students)(Math Core)

Major Requirements


36 credit hours, as follows

TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours


Notes


  • A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in the communication arts courses of each major.
  • It is important that students work closely with their academic advisors in the choice of these electives.

B.A. Digital Innovation, Film and Television


This block serves as a guideline for progress toward a degree. See your academic advisor.

Freshman Year


Fall Semester


  • PHIL 100 - Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
  • General Elective
  • DIFT 210 - Art of Film
  • Second Language I
  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations or CORE 100 - First Year Seminar

Spring Semester


  • CSCI 170 - Computer Science I
  • THEO 111 - Theological Foundations or CORE 100 - First Year Seminar
  • Social Science Elective
  • Second Language II
  • ENGL 101 - English Composition or ENGL 115 - Rhetoric

Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


  • COMM 206 - Writing for the Media
  • DIFT 213 - Non-Fiction Film
  • General Elective
  • Scientific Perspectives elective
  • PHIL 200 - Philosophial Perspectives

Spring Semester


  • Historical Perspectives elective
  • DIFT 215 - Aesthetics and Tech Post-Prod
  • Literature and Moral Imagination 205
  • General elective
  • Creative Perspectives elective

Junior Year


Fall Semester


  • DIFT 250 - Screenwriting and Story Craft
  • DIFT 254 - Intro To Video Production
  • General elective
  • Nat. Sci. elective
  • Humanities elective

Spring Semester


  • DIFT 354 - Field Prod and Story Telling
  • Theological Perspectives elective
  • General elective
  • General elective
  • Major DIFT elective

Senior Year


Fall Semester


  • DIFT 459 - SR Sem-Elect Media: Adv Prod
  • Major course (E/RS elec.)
  • General elective (Diversity Flag)
  • Major DIFT elective
  • General elective

Spring Semester


  • DIFT 460 - Sr Sem Elec Media Adv II
  • Major DIFT elective
  • Major DIFT elective
  • General elective
  • General elective

 

Notes


  • All students must elect one each of oral communications, quantitative reasoning and writing-intensive flagged courses; many of these are available within the core or major.

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