Film and Digital Media

For a bachelor of arts degree in English with a concentration in film and digital media, students should take ENGL A205 or ENGL A210 plus ENGL A206 in their freshman year. In addition, students take five literature courses, including one course in British literature and one course in American literature. Students must also complete six courses concerning film and digital media, of which two may come from other departments, from the approved list below. As a part of the major, many students complete an internship at a magazine, business, or school. Many also work with the New Orleans Review, a nationally prominent literary periodical sponsored by the department.

2014-2015 Film an Digital Media Degree Program Course List (DPCL)
2013-2014 Film and Digital Media Degree Program Course List (DPCL)
2012-2013 Film and Digital Media Degree Program Course List (DPCL)

Degree requirements

Freshman Fall Spring
Semester Totals 15 15
Total 30
Major ENGL A205 or ENGL A210 — ENGL A206 3 3
Foreign Language 3 3
Common Curriculum 9 9

 

Sophomore Fall Spring
Semester Totals 15 15
Total 30
Major ENGL A220 Introduction to Film and Digital Media
British literature course
American literature course
6 3
Electives 6 6
Common Curriculum 3 6

 

Junior Fall Spring
Semester Totals 15 15
Total 30
Major

Combination of requirements and electives: Two elective literature courses, two elective courses in film studies, film writing, or digital media.

Film Studies courses: ENGL A370, ENGL A372, ENGL A431, ENGL A470, ENGL A472, ENGL V244

Film Writing courses: ENGL A317, ENGL A313, ENGL A314

*Digital Media courses: ENGL A306, ENGL A404, ENGL A408, ENGL A405, MUGN M260, MUGN M415, MUGN M425, MUGN M430, VISA A275, VISA A375, VISA A378

*Students may only take two digital media courses that are outside the Department of English.

6 6
Electives 6 3
Common Curriculum 3 6

 

Senior Fall Spring
Semester Totals 15 15
Total 30
Major

Combination of distribution requirements and electives: four elective courses in film studies, film writing, and digital media

Film Studies courses: ENGL A370, ENGL A372, ENGL A431, ENGL A470, ENGL A472, ENGL V244

Film Writing courses: ENGL A317, ENGL A313, ENGL A314

*Digital Media courses: ENGL A306, ENGL A404, ENGL A408, ENGL A405, MUGN M260, MUGN M415, MUGN M425, MUGN M430, VISA A275, VISA A375, VISA A378

*Students may only take two digital media courses that are outside the Department of English.

6 6
Electives 3 6
Common Curriculum 6 3

English Course Descriptions