Wayne State University

Sample 4 Year Plan of Work

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Freshman year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1010 (OC)Oral Comm.: Basic Speech 3
ENG 1010 or Basic Writing or  
ENG 1020* (BC) Basic Composition 3
XXX 1010** Foreign Language 4
  Elective 3
     
    13
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1600 Intro Audio-TV-Film Production 3
* (BC) ENG 1020 or elective 3
XXX 1020 Foreign Language 4
  Elective 3
  Elective 2
     
    15

Sophomore year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 3380 Video Field Prod. & Editing 3
COM 2210 Media Writing & Storytelling 3
COM 2110 (CT) Argumentation & Debate 3
  (FC) Foreign Culture 3
  Elective 3
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1610 Fundamentals of New Media Prod. 3
COM 2010 (VP) Intro. to Film 4
*** (PS) Physical Science 4
  (HS) Historical Studies 3
     
    14

Junior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5270 (WI) Screenwriting 4
COM 2020 History of Film 3
COM XXXX Film Elective 3
  (AI) American Institutions 3
  Elective 3
    16
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5400 Techniques of Film & Video Prod.  4
COM XXXX Film Elective 3
  (IC) Intermediate Composition 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 2
    15

Senior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5410 Producer's Workshop 3
COM XXXX Film Elective 3
*** (LS) Life Science 4
  (SS) Social Science 3
  Elective 3
    16
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5440  Film Production  4
COM 5540 Film & Media Theory  3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    16

 

 *Placement into ENG 1010 or 1020 and MAT 0900 or 1000 is based on ACT ** Students have a choice of 16 different foreign languages (see general education requirements) ***Students must take a lab with either the Physical Science or the Life Science requirement