Special Projects & Extra-Curricular Courses

Entertainment Business Studies

GH364 (4 credit hours)
Prerequisite: GH253 Hollywood Business Practices, GS256 Entertainment Law
A chance for the Producing emphasis student to research and deeply explore a broad industry business model or specific business model of a known or upcoming company ,and to create a detailed and sophisticated model that can be used to attract investors.

Entertainment Industry Internship

IN499A (4 credit hours)
Prerequisite: All Tier 1 & 2, 3rd Year, 3.0 CGPA, Dean's approval
Internship courses create a bridge between college and the entertainment industry, offering advanced BFA students the opportunity to earn college credit while gaining real world entertainment experience. For each one (1) quarter internship, a student earns four (4) credit hours for 160 applied hours of interning and related academic requirements, commensurate with the applied hours of a classroom-based course. Weekly assignments and feedback are provided by an instructor. To receive course credit for an internship, the student must register for the IN499A Entertainment Industry Internship course before the quarter begins. Course credit will not be applied retroactively. To receive a passing grade for the internship course, the student must complete the minimum applied hours within the quarter of enrollment.

Entertainment Industry Internship 2

IN499B (4 credit hours)
Prerequisite: IN499A, 3.0 CGPA, Dean's approval
At the discretion of the Dean of Curriculum, an advanced student who meets all eligibility criteria may enroll in a 2nd internship for course credit. For each one (1) quarter internship, a student earns four (4) credit hours for 160 applied hours of interning and related academic requirements, commensurate with the applied hours of a classroom-based course. Weekly assignments and feedback are provided by an instructor. To receive course credit for an internship, the student must register for the IN499B Entertainment Industry Internship course before the quarter begins. Course credit will not be applied retroactively. To receive a passing grade for the internship course, the student must complete the minimum applied hours within the quarter of enrollment.

Special Project - Humanities

GH400 (4 credit hours)
Prerequisite: Dean's approval
An umbrella course for advanced students who have exhausted course work in a given area of the Humanities and wish to explore the topic further, or need to fulfill Humanities requirements in a manner that will fit their schedule. Working with individual instructors, students pursue an intensive independent study into the pre-agreed subject. Projects and assessments must meet academic standards equivalent to the corresponding classroom course.

Special Project - Cinema

F261 (4 credit hours)
Prerequisite: Dean's approval
The highly advanced student takes on a special, non-production project under the individual guidance of an instructor. Projects and grades must meet academic standards established by the instructor and the Dean of Curriculum. The student should expect to meet regularly with the instructor. Special Projects are designed to give students a chance to continue their learning in a specific area or to explore an area connected to cinema and/or television but not covered by the ongoing curriculum.

Special Project - Television

V239 (4 credit hours)
Prerequisite: Dean's approval
The highly advanced student takes on a special, non-production TV or New Media-related project under the individual guidance of an instructor. Projects and grades must meet academic standards established by the Instructor and the Dean of Curriculum. Student should expect to meet with the instructor weekly.