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  Oct 20, 2017
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Digital Innovation, Film and Television, B.A.


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The Digital Innovation, Film and Television program cultivates students to become responsible, adaptable, and innovative leaders in a complex and rapidly converging digital environment. With a concentration on digital media production and the art of visual storytelling, we endeavor to prepare students through hands-on learning, cross-disciplinary study, team building, and community engagement. Digital Innovation, Film and Television prepares graduates for careers in the creative and corporate digital environments of film, television, broadcasting, producing, multimedia, content creation and in technology areas that are emerging.

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Requirements for the Digital Innovation, Film and Television major


Core Curriculum Requirements


See Undergraduate Core Curriculum  , including:

  • CSCI 170  (For SAI Students)(Math Core)

Major Requirements


36 credit hours, as follows

27 hours from:


  • COMM 206 - Writing for the Media
  • DIFT 210 - Art of Film
  • DIFT 213 - Non-Fiction Film
  • DIFT 215 - Aesthetics and Tech Post-Prod
  • DIFT 250 - Screenwriting and Story Craft
  • DIFT 254 - Intro To Video Production
  • DIFT 354 - Field Prod and Story Telling
  • DIFT 459 - SR Sem-Elect Media: Adv Prod
  • DIFT 460 - Sr Sem Elec Media Adv II

6 hours of Elective A


Select 2 courses from:

Internship


DIFT majors are strongly encouraged but not required to complete an internship in their Junior or Senior year.

  • DIFT 348 Internship in DIFT I
  • DIFT 458 Internship in DIFT II

TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours


Notes


  • A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in the communication arts courses of each major.
  • It is important that students work closely with their academic advisors in the choice of these electives.

B.A. Digital Innovation, Film and Television


This block serves as a guideline for progress toward a degree. See your academic advisor.

Freshman Year


Fall Semester


Spring Semester


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


Spring Semester


  • Historical Perspectives elective
  • DIFT 215 - Aesthetics and Tech Post-Prod
  • Literature and Moral Imagination 205
  • General elective
  • Creative Perspectives elective

Junior Year


Fall Semester


  • DIFT 250 - Screenwriting and Story Craft
  • DIFT 254 - Intro To Video Production
  • General elective
  • Nat. Sci. elective
  • Humanities elective

 

Spring Semester


  • DIFT 354 - Field Prod and Story Telling
  • Theological Perspectives elective
  • General elective
  • General elective
  • Major DIFT elective

 

 

 

 

Senior Year


Fall Semester


  • DIFT 459 - SR Sem-Elect Media: Adv Prod
  • Major course (E/RS elec.)
  • General elective (DCR elec.)
  • Major DIFT elective
  • General elective

 

 

Spring Semester


  • DIFT 460 - Sr Sem Elec Media Adv II
  • Major DIFT elective
  • Major DIFT elective
  • General elective
  • General elective

 

Notes


  • All students must elect one each of oral communications, quantitative reasoning and writing-intensive flagged courses; many of these are available within the core or major.

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