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Film Production (Minor)

CIP Code

50.0602 Cinematography and Film/Video Production

The minor in Film Production prepares filmmakers for the rapidly changing film and television industry. Film production courses emphasize storytelling and screenwriting while continually developing the student’s technical expertise in videography and editing. The minor is appropriate for both beginning and intermediate students, and provides a platform of skills on which to develop a student’s expertise for the burgeoning entertainment industry. The minor in Film Production is available to undergraduates enrolled in any discipline or program.

Film Production Minor

Required Courses (Credit: 12 Hours)

Students must complete all of these courses with a "C" or better. 

NMAC 3145Introduction to Media Production

3 credits

NMAC 3600Digital Storytelling

3 credits

NMAC 4450Documentary Film Production

3 credits

NMAC 4451Fiction Film Production

3 credits

Required Elective (Credit: 3-6 hours)

Students must complete one of the following courses with a "C" or better.

CRWR 4440/NMAC 4440Screenwriting

3 credits

FILM 1100Introduction to On-Set Film Production I

6 credits

NMAC 4001Film History I

3 credits

NMAC 4002Film History II

3 credits

NMAC 4481Film Analysis

3 credits

NMAC 4440/CRWR 4440Screenwriting

3 credits

Students may not take both NMAC 4440 and CRWR 4440 toward any degree program as these classes are cross listed.