UCLA Extension

Fall Entry Plan of Study

Development Certificate

Full-time students who wish to complete their program in 4 quarters should select darker shaded courses in each specific quarter, illustrated by the vertical columns of the chart. Lighter shaded courses indicate available course options which may be taken to achieve full-time status during the specific quarter. Online courses have limited spaces; early enrollment is recommended.

4 Foundation Courses (16 units)

Course No. | Title Units Fall Winter Spring Summer
FILM TV X 404 Pre-Production and Production for Film and Television + 4 Offered Fall Offered Winter Offered Spring Offered Summer
FILM TV X 404A Post-Production for Film and Television 4 Offered Fall Offered Winter Offered Spring Offered Summer
MGMT X 403.31 The Business of Entertainment 4 Offered Fall Offered Winter Offered Spring Not Offered Summer
FILM TV X 476.581 The Language of Filmmaking 4 Offered Fall Offered Online Offered Spring Offered Online

5 Required Development Courses (20 units)

MGMT X 403.61 Marketing and Distributing Independent Films across All Platforms 4 Offered Online Offered Online Offered Online Offered Online
FILM TV X 476.22 Story Analysis for Film and Television * 4 Offered Fall Offered Online Offered Spring Offered Online
FILM TV X 476.242 Understanding Genre: How to Develop a Hollywood Classic 4 Not Offered Fall Offered Winter Not Offered Spring Offered Summer
FILM TV X 476.244 Story Development Workshop: Crafting Your Original Story 4 Offered Fall Offered Online Offered Spring Offered Online
FILM TV X 476.894 Introduction to Feature Film Development * 4 Offered Online Not Offered Winter Offered Online Not Offered Summer

Select 3 Electives (12 units)

Students must complete 3 electives (12 units) from courses numbered X 400-499 in Entertainment Development, Producing, Business and Management of Entertainment, Post-Production, Acting, Cinematography, Directing, Writers’ Program/Feature Film, Writers’ Program/Television, Writers’ Program/Special Topics in Film & TV, or Music. New electives are added regularly.

X 400-X 499 Various Entertainment Courses 4 Offered Fall Offered Winter Offered Spring Offered Summer

Note: Full-time students wishing to add additional electives or take a vacation quarter may extend their program length. F-1 Visa students may have up to 6 quarters to complete their program. Domestic students have a maximum of 3 years.

+ Should be completed within the first 2 quarters of study.

* Should be taken prior to X 476.244 Story Development Workshop: Crafting Your Original Story.

Charts Legend: Fall Winter Spring Summer Section Offered Online

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