Sample 4 Year Plan of Work

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Freshman year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1010 Basic Speech (OC) 3
ENG XXXX ENG 1010 or 1020*  3
# (WE) Wayne Experience 1
# (QE) Quantitative Experience  3
COM 1700 (SI) Media Literacy 3
COM 2020 History of Film 3
    16
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1600 Intro Audio/TV/Film Production  3
COM 2010 Intro to Film 4
COM 2210  Media Writing and Storytelling 3
* (BC) ENG 1020 or elective 3
# (CIV) Civic Literacy 3
     
    16

Sophomore year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 3380 Editing and Field Production 3
# (ICN) Intermediate Composition 3
XXX 1010 Foreign Language % 4
  Elective 4
    14
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 1610 New Media Production 3
COM XXXX  Film Elective 3
XXX 1020 Foreign Language % 4
^ (NSI) Natural Science Inquiry 4
    14

Junior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5270 Screenwriting 4
COM XXXX  Film Elective 3
# (GL) Global Learning  3
  Elective 3
  Elective 2
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5400 Techniques Film Production  4
COM XXXX Film Elective 3
# (DEI) Diversity, Equity, Inclusion 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 2
    15

Senior year

Fall
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5410 Producer's Workshop  3
COM 5540  Film and Media Theory  3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
    15
Winter
Course # Course name Cr
COM 5440  Film, Cinematography, Light.  4
^ (NSI) Natural Science Inquiry   3
  Elective 3
  Elective 3
  Elective 2
    15

 

*Placement into ENG 1010 or 1020 is based on ACT/SAT scores
# Students have a choice of several courses in each general education category (see advisor for more information)
% Students have a choice of 16 different foreign languages (see general education requirements)
^ Students must take a lab with at least one of their Natural Science Inquiries (see general education requirements)