Film and Media Arts

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Regardless of area of specialty, ambitious and motivated students can pursue internships in Dallas, Los Angeles, New York and other major cities.

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Students have the opportunity to participate in the Division’s biennial full-length feature film project, produced by students with the mentorship of industry-respected faculty.

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Students can gain hands-on access to equipment the very first year and can hone their craft in scriptwriting, directing, producing, lighting, audio recording and more.

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Alumni projects have included work on Lincoln, August Rush, Jurassic Park, Supernatural, King of the Hill, Wishbone, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and other well-known productions.

Minor in the History of Visual and Performing Arts

The minor in the history of the visual and performing arts provides students with a broad multidisciplinary engagement with the arts in their historical contexts. Students must take six courses (18 hours) from the following list, with at least one course from each group and no more than two courses from any single group.

Art, art history, dance, film and media arts, music, and theatre majors may apply credits from the history sequence requirements of their respective majors toward this minor but must take at least 12 hours outside their discipline.

Requirements for the Minor 18 Credit Hours
History of Art (one or two from the following) At least 3; no more than 6
Music (one or two from the following) At least 3; no more than 6
Dance and Theatre (one or two from the following) At least 3; no more than 6
Film History (one or two from the following) At least 3; no more than 6
Total hours 18

Classes are taught by faculty from Art History; Dance; Music; Theatre; and Film & Media Arts.
18 hours.

For more information about the History of the Visual and Performing Arts minor, contact:
Program Director, Lecturer, Music Theory and Associate Director of Music Recruitment Melissa Murray 214-768-3521

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