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Winter Entry Plan of Study

Film & TV 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 Winter Spring Summer Fall
FILM TV X 404 Pre-Production and Production for Film and Television + 4 Offered Winter/Offered Online Offered Spring/Offered Online Offered Summer/Offered Online Offered Fall/Offered Online
FILM TV X 404A Post-Production for Film and Television 4 Offered Winter/Offered Online Offered Spring Offered Summer/Offered Online Offered Fall
MGMT X 403.31 The Business of Entertainment 4 Offered Winter/Offered Online Offered Spring Not Offered Summer Offered Fall
FILM TV X 476.581 The Language of Filmmaking 4 Offered Online Offered Spring Offered Online Offered Fall

5 Required Development Courses (20 units)

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

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 Winter Offered Spring Offered Summer Offered Fall

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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