Students in the Academic Subject Certificate in Creative Media focus on video game design or filmmaking, learn the foundational skills of their craft, and produce a final project with professional equipment which conforms to professional standards. Upon completion of this 24-credit certificate, students will be prepared to launch their own entrepreneurial careers, to seek industry jobs or to pursue advanced academic study of their craft.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:
- Understand and properly use the vocabulary of their industry (filmmaking or video game design)
- Apply the technical skills of their industry and creative problem solving to produce a creative media product (a documentary short film, a fictional short film, or a video game)
- Develop a plan to take their creative media product to market
This certificate consists of a minimum 24 total credits with three different tracks of emphasis: Video Game Design, Documentary Filmmaking, and Creative Filmmaking.
Required Courses for Video Game Design (21 credits)
* Take CM 242 twice.
Required Courses for Documentary Filmmaking (21 credits)
* Take CM 220 twice.
Required Courses for Creative Filmmaking (21 credits)
*Take CM 220 twice