JCM Department Core (16 credits):

All JCM students are required to take the following core courses:

JCM         100          Introduction to Story (3)
JCM         102          Fundamentals of Media Technology (3)
JCM         103          Mechanics of Media Writing (1)
MC          101          Introduction to Mass Communication (3)
JCM         493          Ethics and Diversity in Media (3)
JCM         499          Capstone Class (3) (See below for options)

Creative Media Major (37 total credits-including 16 dept. core):

Creative Media Core: (9 credits)

JCM         212          Film and Media Theory for Majors (3)
JCM         201          Introduction to Media Production (3)

One additional Critical Studies course from:
JCM         311          Critical Study of Television (3)
JCM         312          International Cinema (3)
JCM         412          Seminar in American Cinema (3)
JCM         414          Film Festivals and Independent Cinema (3)

Creative Media Electives (12 credits): Students can take any JCM 300-400 classes to meet this requirement, assuming that pre-reqs for those courses are met at the time of enrollment. However, we suggest the following courses, based on your interests.

Documentary/Production Interest Area Courses:

JCM         202          Introduction to Post Production (3) JCM         437          Screen Directing (3)
JCM         241          Documentary Storytelling (3) JCM         438          Producing Creative Media  (3)
JCM         261          Visual Journalism (3) JCM         441          Adv. Documentary Production (3)
JCM         265          Intro to Sound (3) JCM         448          News Analysis (3)
JCM         324          Audience Analysis (3) JCM         452          CIS IN LA Part 1 (3)
JCM         341          Intermediate Visual Journalism (3) JCM         453          CIS in LA Part 2 (3)
JCM         346          Scriptwriting (3) JCM         454          Advanced Production Manage (3)
JCM         350          Advanced Videography (3) JCM         471          Senior Production Project I (3)
JCM         354          Intro to Production Management (3) JCM         472          Senior Production Project II (3)
JCM         356          Movie Marketing (3) JCM         473          Documenting Justice I (3)
JCM         372          Media Effects (3) JCM         474          Documenting Justice II (3)
JCM         381          Digital Media Practicum (3) JCM         475          Anatomy of a Crime: In Fact I (3)
JCM         383          Creative Media Internship (3) JCM         476          Anatomy of a Crime: In Fact II (3)
JCM         387          Production Crew (3) JCM         477          Production House I (3)
JCM         431          Multi-camera Production (3) JCM         478          Production House II (3)
JCM         432          Advanced Post Production (3) JCM         494          Global Media Systems (3)

 

One Capstone from below:

JCM         499          Capstone Professional Development (3)